Orville Junior “Houndog” Keith

  • Birth 29 May 1929 USA
  • Death 28 May 2010 Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Body donated to medical science, Specifically: Body was donated to Texas Tech Health Sciences School of Medicine
  • Memorial ID 68970246

Mr. Keith was a musician and guitarist and also played the drums. He is in three hall of fames: the Western Swing Music Society of the Southwest; Western Swing Hall of Fame; and also the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a Texas Playboy with Bob Wills.

Mr. Keith was a master plumber and his company was in Panhandle. He developed many things such as "RoGo" Root Rider and the first dental floss holder.

Mr. Keith produced songs for several singers and bands, and he sold real estate as well as life insurance.


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  • Maintained by: Mary(Coggin)Russell
  • Originally Created by: Thelma
  • Added: 27 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68970246
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Orville Junior “Houndog” Keith (29 May 1929–28 May 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68970246, ; Maintained by Mary(Coggin)Russell (contributor 46598967) Body donated to medical science, who reports a Body was donated to Texas Tech Health Sciences School of Medicine.