October 31, 1936 - February 16, 2022
Keith Alden Stubblefield, 85, of Salem, Oregon, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his own home surrounded by family on February 16, 2022. Keith was born in La Grande, Oregon in 1936, his parents were Harland and Edna Stubblefield. His family lived in Elgin, Oregon for most of his youth where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, horseback riding and skiing. He even crafted his first pair of skis himself. His family later moved to Baker, Oregon where he met his wife Cheryl (Culley) Stubblefield. They attended high school together and married in 1956 in Baker, Oregon. Keith had many ambitions vocationally. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Oregon College in 1964 and took his graduate study in criminology at the University of Maryland. In 1964 he moved his family to Washington DC where he was appointed Research Assistant for President Johnson’s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administrative Justice. He was later appointed to Correctional Manpower and Training in Washington DC. Keith held many executive positions in law enforcement. He served as Deputy Administrator of the Law Enforcement Council of Alaska and administrator of the Law Enforcement Council of Oregon. Keith served in the Army reserve for 38 years as First Sergeant of the 20th PSYOP Company. He earned his airborne wings in in 1 966 and participated in training exercises with allies such as Canada and Germany. Keith is preceded in death by his wife Cheryl, oldest son Brent and sister Joyce Stubblefield. He is survived by his sisters Karen Stubblefield Linfor and Marla Houston; his daughter Tami (Alisa) Allen-Stubblefield; son Rick (Wendy) Stubblefield; and daughter Kimberly Stubblefield. He has 7 grand children; Casey (Teri) Curry; Mea (Lincoln) Strcikland; Kelly Curry; Brittany (Adam) Maxon; Kelsie (Dakota) Atkins, Ashton Atkinson and Brogan Allen-Olsen, along with 11 great grand children. Keith loved and was loved by many and will be missed more than words can express.
Keith Alden Stubblefield, 85, of Salem, Oregon, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his own home surrounded by family on February 16, 2022. Keith was born in La Grande, Oregon in 1936, his parents were Harland and Edna Stubblefield. His... View Obituary & Service Information
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