Keith “Kedo” Kenworthy, 79, passed away Sunday, December 12, 2021. He was born March 21, 1942, in Des Moines, IA.

Keith was a union drywall finisher for 30 years.

Keith was a collector and could find the beauty in anything. He enjoyed going to Prairie Meadows, mushroom hunting, scratch offs, and playing cards with friends. Above all else, Keith loved hanging with his family, especially his grandkids and great-grandkids.

Keith is survived by his wife of 58 years, JoAnn Kenworthy; daughter, Cindy (Mike) Firkins; sister, Delores (Bob) Holland; brother, Jerry Kenworthy; sister-in-law, Norma Kenworthy; grandkids, Jasmine Ellis (Cale Bryceson), Alexis Ellis (Kady Ragan), Mason Firkins, Trenton Firkins, Landon Firkins, Kelsey Kenworthy, Mickayla Kenworthy, and DJ Fraser; great-grandkids, Chanel Lester, Lily Ellis and Maxx Ellis; as well as other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruth and Harris Kenworthy, and his son, David Lee Kenworthy.

Keith will be missed and loved by all who knew him.

Graveside services will be held at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery, 1 NE 60th Ave. in Des Moines on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at 1:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Keith Kenworthy.

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