Keith William Valverde

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, Keith William Valverde passed away at the age of 31. 

Keith was born June 5, 1989, in Leavenworth, Kansas, to his parents, Marco Toro-Valverde and Linda (Smart) Valverde. He graduated from Lansing High School in 2007, and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pittsburg State University in 2011.

Keith was preceded in death by his brother, Tony, in May 2020. 

He is survived by his parents, his brothers: Marco Jr. (Gwyn), Scot (Candace), and David (Casey), as well as eight nieces and six nephews. 

Keith was a loyal son, brother, uncle and friend. He doted on his nieces and nephews. Gift giving was Keith’s love language. He was constantly singing, mostly making up his own songs.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 20, at Pilgrim Community Church, 500 Arch St. in Leavenworth at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the family for funeral expenses. Arrangements are by Charter Funerals Their phone number is 816-921-5555. Condolences may be left at

Posted online on March 16, 2021