Charles James Keithley
Keithley, Charles James, our little angel on Earth, born April 25, 2001, gained his Heavenly wings on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 3:47 a.m. surrounded by his loving family.
Beloved son of Christine Keithley-Dirnbeck and David and Stephanie Keithley, loving brother of Luke and Delaney Keithley, loving grandson of Ann (Hayward) Liebling, Ed (Betty) Dirnbeck, and Gary (Suzanne) Keithley; a dear nephew and cousin. Charlie was reunited with his big brother and best buddy, Andrew David Keithley, in Heaven.
Charlie was diagnosed with Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) at birth, a rare genetic disorder that affects many parts of the body. The severity of the disorder varies widely among affected individuals and range from relatively mild to severe. If interested in knowing more about CdLS please Google Cornelia De Lange or visit the web site corneliadelangesysdrome.org.
Due to the Coronavirus, a Celebration of Life will be held in Charlie’s honor at a future date to be announced. His remains will rest with his brother at St. John’s Cemetery in Ellisville, MO. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Cornelia de Lange Foundation (CdlSusa.org} or the Andrew D. Keithley “Make It Count Memorial Scholarship Fund” (adkmic.org} in Charlie’s memory.