Keith was born on February 22, 1938 in New Berlin the son of the late Floyd and Mildred Wightman Mayne. In addition to his parents, he was pre deceased by sister Lillian Hotaling, sister in law Marjorie Tauss, and a brother in law Gordon Wheelock.
Keith was a graduate of West Winfield Central School. He married Marilyn Wheelock on September 29, 1956, and two years later, they moved to their Burlington Flats farm, which they operated until their retirement in 1998.
In his high school days, Keith active in sports, lettering in four sports over three years. Following graduation, he continued participating on Town Team basketball and softball leagues with the local men.
During his farming years, Keith was active in Eastern Milk Producers and the County ASCS Committee. He was dedicated to his community serving the Town of Burlington as the Assessor, Town Supervisor, and a Town Board Member for a total of 34 years.
Following retirement he worked for Leatherstocking Feed, and Howard Trailer Sales.
Keith could be found busy in his garage repairing almost anything. He was especially happy working with his sons on their racecar and attending the races. He always enjoyed going to his children’s and grand children’s school activities. Proud of his family, he loved, cared, and nurtured them throughout his life. He was grateful for the joy they provided him.
He is survived by his wife Marilyn Wheelock Mayne, sons Keith F (Bonnie) Mayne, Timothy J (Ricie) Mayne, and Gene T (Stacey) Mayne, daughters Karen M (John) Elliott, and Mary Lynne L (Robert) Bridger. Grand children Daniel (Amanda), Eric (Erica), David (Jessica), Kristen (Matt), Jennifer, step grandchildren Jessica (Matt), Jason (Jessie), Kimberly (Duane), William (Emilie), great grandchildren Abrielle, Landon, Lucas, Ryan, and Eli. Step great grandchildren Kayla, Kiana, Cassandra, Olivia, Liam, Owen, Brooklyn, Kellan, Kaela, and Aiden.
Also surviving are his sister Vera Dalton, sisters in law Patricia Young, and Carol Wheelock, brothers in law, Fred Tauss, Robert (Peggy) Wheelock, and James (Gail) Wheelock, nephew Rick (Donna) Chase, niece Kollette (Jerry) Donovan, and many other nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Tuesday June 15, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Delker and Terry Funeral Home 30 South Street Edmeston, NY. Additional calling hours will be Wednesday June 16, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Burlington Flats Baptist Church, Arnold Road Burlington Flats with Pastor Jay Henderson officiating. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2:00 PM at the church. Interment will follow in Burlington Flats Cemetery. Donation may be made to the Edmeston Fire Department or The Edmeston Free Library in memory of Keith. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and church. To send condolences visit www.Delkerterryfh.com or Delker and Terry Funeral Home on Facebook.