Jimmy Doyle Keaton

Published 9:41 am Monday, August 30, 2021

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Mr. Jimmy Doyle Keaton, 70, of Harmony, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 at his home.

He was born on Sept. 18, 1950 in Forsyth County to the late J.W. and Frances Binkley Keaton.

He retired as a welder with Ingersoll Rand after more than 30 years. He was a softball player and enjoyed bowling and old-time country music. He always enjoyed spending time with family, especially his grandchildren. He was a good man and will be greatly missed.

He was also preceded in death by: a brother, Terry Keaton; and a sister, Becky Hill.

Survivors: his wife of 49 years, Juanita Reeves Keaton of the home; 2 children, Jenay Wilson (Chris) of Marshall and Jeremy Keaton (Kimberly) of Mocksville; 4 grandchildren, Slade Keaton, Lilah Keaton, Logan Wilson and Isaac Wilson; siblings, Johnny Keaton (Hilda), Maxine Edwards (Lester) all of Harmony, Barbara Gobble (Tommy) of Mocksville and Charlie Keaton (Sherry) of Harmony; a brother-in-law, Loften Hill; a sister-in-law, Tenita Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 2 at Liberty Wesleyan Church Cemetery with the Rev. Darren Crotts officiating. Friends may pay their respects to Mr. Keaton on Wednesday, Sept. 1 from noon-5 p.m. at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Liberty Wesleyan Cemetery Fund, 2106 Sheffield Road, Harmony, 28634.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.