Randal Eric Keaton, 57, of Athens, died Friday, May 15, 2020 at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was a native of McMinn County and was a son of the late Lillie Phillips Martin Keaton. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Terry Ann Martin Ridgdill; two brothers, Rodney and Jimmy Martin and his life partner, Melvin Pitcock.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his father, Marlin E. Keaton; two daughters, Carrie Gibson and Crystal Beaty; two granddaughters, Audrey and Julia Patterson and one grandson, Tristan Myers; two sisters, Sandra Keaton and Kim Williams; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced. There will be no formal visitation.