More detail on this person: Keith Edward
Cedras died Thursday, November 21, 2013, at his
home following a hard fight against cancer. His
loving wife, Constance and devoted friend, Dr.
James Burger were with him. Keith was an Army
helicopter pilot and decorated veteran of the
Vietnam War, and spent most of his life and career
in aviation. He retired in 2002 after a
distinguished career in United States Defense and
International Marketing with Bell Helicopter
Textron, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas. Keith was born
August 23, 1946, to the late Edward Cedras and
Isabel Cedras. He is survived by his wife,
Constance; his mother, Isabel; sisters, Jean
Harding and Anita Power; parents-in-law, Patricia
and COL Norman Walker, USAF, Ret.;
sister-in-law, Stacy Cowden Brown; brother-in-law,
Kyle Cowden; much beloved nieces and nephews;
and innumerable friends all over the world.
Memorial services celebrating Keith's life will be held at 5 p.m. at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive, SW, Blacksburg on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, and subsequently at the Columbarium at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, date to be determined.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Army Aviation Association of America, Inc. Scholarship Foundation by visiting www.quad-a.ejoinme.org-click on 'Scholarship' then click on 'Donate Now.' Please indicate that your gift is being made in honor of Keith Cedras. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.
Published in Roanoke Times on Nov. 24, 2013
Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
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