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William "Billy" C. Keith

July 10, 1949 — December 11, 2021

William “Billy” Keith, 72, of Delano, departed this life on Saturday, December 11, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on July 10, 1949, in Benton, Tennessee, to the late Eugene Hamilton and Iva Bell Keith.  Throughout life, Billy developed a passion for sewing, quilting, and enjoyed spending time on the water banks fishing.  One of his most enjoyable past times was cooking and spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, Eugene and Iva Keith, he is preceded by his siblings, Anna Keith and J.C. Keith.

Left to cherish the many memories include his beloved children, Becky (Greg) Leffew and Christopher (Brianna) Keith; grandchildren, Brian (Cierra) Hatfield, Gregory (Roxanne) Leffew, Veronica Leffew, Dalton Keith and McKenzie Keith; great grandchildren, Brandon Leffew, Skylar Leffew, Hunter Leffew, Bryson Leffew, Ellie Culpepper and Annabelle Culpepper; siblings, Juanita Brown, Fay Pettit, Roy (Linda) Keith and Leonard Keith; special nieces and nephews, Tracy (Jeffrey) Sneed, Symantha Burton, Charlene (Earl) Carroll, Austin Leight and Tyler Leight; and his very special friend, Carl. Several other nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends also survive.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.

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