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William Ray Keeton, age 64, of Hogge Street, Clearfield, passed away Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at his residence.

He was born July 18, 1952, in West Liberty, a son of the late Lloyd and Sarah Edna Ball Keeton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Connie Keeton and infant Nanny Keeton, and one nephew, Scott David Keeton.

Ray is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Eulene Switzer Keeton; step-daughter, Dianne Schubert of Napoleon, Ohio; one brother, Roy (Pamela) Keeton of Lexington, Indiana; one sister, Brenda (Don) Carter of Morehead; and special family friend, J. D. Newman, who called Ray and Eulene "Papaw and Grandma." He also leaves behind nieces and nephews; extended family; and many friends.

Ray, a former construction worker, was extremely proud of his work on several Morehead State University buildings as well as the downtown McDonalds. He was also a former Maxey Flats Nuclear Plant employee. He enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, 4-wheeling, and spending time with family and friends. Ray was a member of Phelps Masonic Lodge No. 482 for more than 30 years and a member of Morehead First Free Will Baptist Church, where he was saved and baptized.

Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with Pastor Brad Bennington officiating. Burial will follow in the Holbrook Cemetery, Highway 589, in Morgan County.

Pallbearers: J. D. Newman, Nicholas Switzer, Christopher Jennings, Roy Keeton, Jr., Don Carter, Donald Ray Jennings, and Austin Jennings.

Visitation is 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals with a Masonic service to be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Monday by Phelps Masonic Lodge No. 482.

View memorial tribute or sign guestbook at www.northcuttandson.com
Published on August 22, 2016
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