Benny Myron Keatts, age 78 of Lake City, Tennessee, passed away on April 8, 2023 in Knoxville. Benny was born December 22, 1944 in West Palm Beach, FL to the late Clifford Keatts and Mattie Halliday Keatts. Benny was of the Baptist Faith and was a member of Laurel Branch Baptist Church. Benny worked at Hard Drive in Bouyton Beach FL. for over thirty years and then retired from there. Benny was a professional Santa Claus for 11 years and loved his church and church family as well as spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his parents, Benny is preceded in death by his brother Oscar Keatts and brother in law Leroy.
Love of His Life Rita Byrge
Step Sons Josh Byrge and Jennifer
Trent Byrge and Jessica
Special Sister in Law Allita Doughty & Glenn
Sister Maxine Lansford
Special People Missy and Danny Randolph
4 Grandchildren: Dalton, Gabe, Aleigha, and Ava Byrge
4 Nieces Kendra Phillips (Eugene)
Belinda (Sam) Wilcox
And a host of other family members and friends
Visitation: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Monday, May 15, 2023 at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 PM, Monday, May 15, 2023 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel.
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