James “Keith” Haley, age 69, of Hilliard, passed away April 24, 2021. Graduated from Brookhaven High School Class of 1969 and graduate of The Ohio State University 1973. Keith served as a Columbus Police Officer and Detective from 1973-1986, when his life passion for golf took root and he became a PGA Member for over 25 years. Keith was a golf instructor teaching in Marysville, Bellefontaine, Central Ohio and most recently at Golf Center at SportsOhio. His claim to fame was his invention of the patented Amazing Angle Golf Swing Trainer. Preceded in death by parents Benny and JoAnn Haley. Survived by loving wife and best friend Patty (Young) Haley of 46 years, daughters Theresa (Matt) Forster and Jean (Mark) Arnold, brothers Scott (Sharon) Haley and Mike (Kathy) Haley, niece and nephew Courtney Haley and David Jr. (Bailey) Haley, great nephew David Haley III, loving fur babies Scarlet and Gray, numerous loving relatives and friends.
Swing in to out, keep your wrist forward, lag is distance and remember now, its all in the hips, you’re doing great! -Coach Keith
Family will receive friends Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 10-11:30 am at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich St., Hilliard, OH 43026; where a memorial service will follow at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.