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Winfred Keet Bickerstaff,1930-2012

Winfred Keet Bickerstaff, 81, of Panhandle died Wednesday Aug. 1, 2012 in Amarillo.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at First Baptist Church of Panhandle with Rev. Josh Light, pastor, officiating and Jim Yates, Interim Chaplin, assisting. Burial will be at Panhandle Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle.

Visitation will be Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Keet was born Dec. 30, 1930 at Lakeview, Texas to John S. and Allie Chandler Bickerstaff. He served in the U.S. Army and a Panhandle resident for 57 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Panhandle. He loved to fish and paint and was a member of the Levi’s and Lace Square Dance. He was an X-ray tech at Pantex before retiring.

Left in the caring hands of Jesus are his daughters, Sharon Mangum and husband Rick of Amarillo and Kay Adams and husband Steve of Stratford, Texas; son, Dayle Bickerstaff of Fritch, Texas; sister, Amy Wright of Panhandle; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding him into eternal life is his parents; brother, Riley Zane; and a sister Sandra Pregartner.