Keith D. Egnew


WEST LEYDEN — Keith D. Egnew, 38, died on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at his home.

He was born in Lowville on February 19, 1983, to Brian and Mary (Wawrzyniak) Egnew of West Leyden.

Keith was recently employed at Carquest of Boonville. In the past he was an electrician for Tambe Electric of Rochester, a job which he loved. He also worked at Orion Buses, Oriskany. Keith had a great love and knowledge of any music, sports and movies. He will be loved and missed by anyone who knew him.

Keith is survived by his parents; a brother, Bradley, West Leyden, and Brad’s children, Olivia, Brian and Madison; Keith’s wife, Nicole (Nutt) Egnew; son, Derek Vincent Egnew; a step son, Ethan Fountaine; paternal grandfather, Keith Egnew, Oswego; paternal grandmother, June Yauger, Glenfield; many aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Vincent (Pickin Vinny) and Nancy Wawrzyniak, Locus Grove; step father, Edwin Yauger; uncle, Dale Egnew, who loved Keith before he was born; aunt, Penny Sheen, who always called him “Bucky”, a name he disliked; and a cousin, Jon Wawrzyniak.

Calling hours will be held at Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post St., Boonville on Friday, September 17, 2021, from 4-7 p.m. For an online message of sympathy go to