Keith attended Elyria schools and was a 1985 graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics with a degree in power plan operation and aircraft maintenance. He enjoyed all sports and all Civil War history.
Survivors include his two children, Tara and Tyler Abbe; father, Dr. Duane A. Abbe (Leone), all of Elyria; mother, Janice (John) Angersbach of Vermilion; brothers, Jeffery Abbe of Harold, Kentucky, Dr. Steve T. and Christopher of Elyria.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother; and his grandparents, Dr. Norman M. Abbe and Maria Abbe and Patrick and Pearl Hyath.
Burial was at Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.