Keith Clinton Riegle

Keith Clinton Riegle, 69, of Enterprise, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at his home.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at Enterprise First United Methodist Church with Rev. Billy Lutrell, Rev. Ryan Martin and Rev. Gary Daniel officiating. The family will receive visitors in the church parlor from 10 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 98018, Washington, DC 20090-8018 or online to:; or to The Mercy Fund c/o Enterprise First United Methodist Church, 217 South Main Street, Enterprise, AL 36330.

Keith was born and raised in Davison, Mich. on the Riegle Centennial Farm. He was a great athlete in his younger days, having played football, baseball and basketball. He graduated valedictorian from LakeVille Memorial High School. Keith graduated Summa Cum Laude from Western Michigan with a bachelor’s in aviation engineering and received his MBA from Xavier University. He had a successful career as a high-level executive for several aviation and automotive companies. He was instrumental in setting up and leading the manufacturing process for the Cruise Missile Program.

He loved to golf. He was an amazing woodworker and made many treasured pieces for his family, friends, and his church. He was a man of integrity and faith, who loved his Savior Jesus Christ. He and his wife were active members of their church, where he loved to serve with the Hope Outreach Ministry and the Men’s Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clinton Bixby Riegle and Erma D. (Rockafellow) Riegle.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Sue Riegle of Enterprise; daughters, Cynthia Ann (Riegle) Hosea and her husband, Ross of San Antonio, Texas, Lori Christine (Riegle) Cate and her husband, Chris of Tallahassee, Fla., and Katie Riegle of Enterprise; grandchildren, Ava, Cameron and Colton Cate, Nathan and Ben Hosea; sister, Ina Jean (Riegle) Nelson and her husband, Brit of Davison, Mich.; and several other relatives and friends whom he loved dearly.

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Searcy Funeral Home and Crematory, 1301 Neal Metcalf Rd., Hwy. 167 N., Enterprise, AL 36330, (334) 393-2273