LEMON, Keith E., 71, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021 in his home. He was born in Springfield on January 31, 1950 the son of the late M. Harding and Virginia D. (Johnson) Lemon. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Mary Ellen (Green); two children and spouses, Todd & Heidi Lemon and Stephanie & Derrick Marple; three grandchildren, Karsten Lemon and Chase and Karleigh Marple; two siblings, Barbara & John Steinberger and Lee Lemon. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Carol Lemon and Betsy Richards. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.