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LAURIN, Keith Jun 25, 1945 – May 16, 2017

Keith Laurin, 71, died peacefully surrounded by his family on May 16, 2017. He was born June 25, 1945 in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of the late George L. and Marguerite Yuhas Laurin. He was president of the 1963 class of Mayfield High School and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and a law degree from the University of Kentucky. Keith was a practicing attorney for more than 45 years. Outside the practice of law, he enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and he was at ease out in the sun and found pleasure in walking. Keith was a faithful member of Southeast Christian Church and a 23-year member and sponsor of Alcoholic Anonymous. Keith was a person of faith and lived his life helping others. He was a kind hearted, humorous and selfless man that asked for so little but gave so much. Keith had a special gift and touched the lives of many. He was adored and loved by all and will be fondly remembered and greatly missed. In addition to his parents, Keith is also preceded in death by a former spouse, Sherry (Webster) Laurin. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Donna (Gray) Laurin; children, Kimberly Laurin, Tiffany (Laurin) Hendrick and Derek (Mandy) Laurin; six grandchildren, Kellie and Tate Meriwether, Clay and Pierce Hendrick and Ashton and Ava Laurin; a sister, Beverly (Laurin) Benjamin; niece Meg Benjamin; and several special friends. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to Hosaprus for all their loving care and support while Keith was a patient. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 19, at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, "East Louisville." Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Expressions of Sympathy in lieu of flowers may be made to AA or Southeast Christian Church.

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