Raymond Loyd Keatts

Raymond Loyd Keatts, 86, passed away Sept. 6, 2019 at Ozarks Methodist Manor in Marionville. He was born Sept. 20, 1932 near Turnback. Raymond was married to Jeanette Baum in 1960.
Keatts served in Germany for the Army from 1957-1959. He worked for MoDOT as a barn foreman in Halltown and retired after 25 years. He continued farming at the family farm near Marionville, caring for livestock and putting up hay every summer until his passing. When he wasn’t farming, he enjoyed coyote hunting with his neighbors and attending grandkids’ sporting events. Raymond was a member of Curtis Chapel Baptist Church, and rededicated his life and was baptized in 2017. Survivors include: siblings, Patricia Faulk, Edna Mae Spillman, Pauline Tyree, and Dorothy Adriano; son, Tony (Julie) Keatts of Marionville; daughter, Anita (Scotty) Vaught of Crane; four grandchildren; and two great-grandsons; as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. He is preceded in death by: his wife; his parents; and older siblings Herbert, James Henry, and Luella.
Services were held Sept. 10, 2019 at Meadors Funeral Home in Republic. Burial was at Mt. Olive Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Seasons Hospice in care of Meadors Funeral Home. Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com.


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