Christopher Paul “Louie Da Lip” Keating, a widely known and well respected member of the American Outlaws Association, died April 3 after being stabbed multiple times in the back by two unknown assailants outside a bar called the Crooks Den in Daytona, Florida.
According to police, the assassins escaped on motorcycles after leaving Keating to die from his wounds. He was pronounced dead at the Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center.
Keating was born in Westbury, New York on July 19, 1957 and graduated from W T Clarke High School in 1975. He moved to Florida and put down roots after serving in the Navy. While in the service he served aboard the frigate USS Paul.
Keating is survived by his son Christopher Keating and stepson Jeremey Corneas; his brother Skip Keating; his step sister Veronica Kopp; step brothers John Cronin and Father Kevin Cronin; and his granddaughters Emma and Carsen Keating.
A memorial service was held in Ormond Beach on April 11. There will be a private service for him this weekend.
Louie Da Lip Keating was was just 59-years-old. He died fighting.
Requiscat In Pace.