Keith R. Vollentine

Keith R. Vollentine, 44, of Fredonia died Sunday (July 27, 2014) at ECMC in Buffalo with his mother by his side.

He was born June 6, 1970 in Westfield, the son of Carroll Kuntz of Fredonia and Wayne R. Vollentine Sr. of Anderson, S.C.

A lifelong area resident, Keith was a Fredonia High School graduate, Class of 1988. He had been employed as a forklift operator at the Carriage House in Fredonia since November 2000. He was a member of NCFO Local No. 32BJ Chapter 266.

An avid golfer, Keith loved his cat, Oscar.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his brother, Wayne R. Vollentine II of Fredonia; his sister, Michelle A. (Mike) Daniels of Columbus, Ga.; nephew Cooper Saeli of Columbus, Ga.; and niece Tuesday Saeli of Phenix City, Ga.

There will be no funeral service or calling hours. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 East Chestnut St., Dunkirk, NY 14048.

Arrangements are by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.