Benny Myron Keatts, age 78 of Rocky Top, 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 a Laurel Branch Baptist Church member. 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 and 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
Services will be determined at a later date.