William “Billy” Grant Keeter, age 64, of Scotland Neck, passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville.
He was born on March 2, 1955 to Robert and Patricia Keeter. Billy was married to Sally Byrum on May 31, 1985. Billy is a member of Hope Free Will Baptist Church in Scotland Neck. He loved fishing, cooking, and NASCAR Racing. Billy loved riding his side kick, “Biggie”, around in his Jeep. Billy worked as a mechanic with Bass Repair until having to retire due to health issues. He loved his grandchildren and they were his life.
In addition to his parents Billy was preceded in death by his brother, Redmond “Boochie” Keeter.
Billy is survived by his beloved wife, Sally Keeter; his son, William Michael Keeter and wife Lee Ann of Winterville; his daughters, Cheryl Lynn Wingard of Indian Trail and Melissa Byrum Eskew of Rocky Mount; his brother, Robert “Bobby” Keeter and wife Terry of Scotland Neck; three granddaughters, Brianna Eskew of Rocky Mount, Taylor Eskew of Rocky Mount, and Gracie Wingard of Indian Trail; two grandsons, Stanley Wingard of Indian Trail and Abel Keeter of Winterville; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Hope Free Will Baptist Church in Scotland Neck. A celebration of life funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m., with Rev. Johnny Hudson officiating. Interment will be at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck.
Flowers are welcome.
Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck is handling the arrangements for the Keeter family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting letchworthsykesfs.com.