Keaton-Chapel Hill Dateline
Benjamin Franklin Keaton, Jr. died Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at UNC Hospitals. He was born to the late Harriet Keaton O’Neal and Benjamin Franklin Keaton.
He is survived by his sister, Willie Keaton Williams (Carter) of Fuquay-Varina, NC; his nephew, Myers Williams (Colleen); and his niece, Catherine Tucker (John). Benjamin was preceded in death by his life-mate of 49 years, Wallace Randolph “Ranny” Umberger, Jr.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, January 19, 2017 at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 403 E. Main St. in Durham. A reception in the fellowship hall will follow the service.
Arrangements for the Keaton family are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 W. Main St., Durham. On-line memorials: www.hallwynne.com. Select obituaries.