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Keith A. Rea, age 58, of Geneva, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland. He was born March 15, 1954 in Elyria, Ohio to Patricia (Tjemmes) & Alwyn Rea.

Keith was a 1971 Graduate of Osterland Preparatory School in Yellow Springs. He was a Graduate of the OSU School of Pharmacy and was a practicing pharmacist in Geneva for 26 years as the owner of The Medicine Shop and at Giant Eagle. Keith was a member of the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy and also was the director of Pharmacy for many years at the Geneva Medical Center. He was a member of the Geneva First United Methodist Church for 20 years.

Keith is survived by his son, Brendan (Corey) Rea of Cleveland Heights; mother, Patricia Rea of Sheffield Village; brother, Donovan Rea of Sheffield Village; former wife, Cynthia L. Rea of Fairport and many friends and relatives.

He was preceded in death by his sons, Cory & Jordan and his father, Alwyn Rea.

Friends will be received 10 AM – 12 PM, 2013, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva, Ohio. Funeral Service will follow at 12:00 PM at the funeral home with Rev. Charles Oplinger of Geneva First United Methodist Church will be officiating. Final Resting Place will be Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Geneva.