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Tuesday February 2nd, 2021
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Michael R Keaton, Sr.

Michael Randy Keaton, Sr., 71, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, passed away at the Arkansas State Veterans Home in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Michael was born on March 23, 1949 in Siloam Springs, the son of William H. Keaton and Luereda Davis Keaton.  He married Margarita Sanchez on September 17, 1985.  Michael had worked for the Allen’s Canning Company for over 30 years in the Maintenance Department. He was a man of strong Christian Faith who enjoyed studying the Bible. He loved taking care of his cows and riding his tractor, along with being a great storyteller who loved history and trivia. Michael served his country with honor in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife, Margarita “Maggie” Keaton of the home; four sons, Kenny Keaton and Kevin Keaton of Kansas, Oklahoma, Randy Keaton of St. Louis, Missouri, and Ivan Lopez of Centerton, Arkansas; three daughters, Sandra Lopez and Monica Polina and husband Eli all of Siloam Springs, and Thania Pearce and husband Todd of Springdale; four brothers, Larry Keaton of Anderson, Missouri, Mark Keaton of Mt. Home, Arkansas, Steve Keaton of Fayetteville, Arkansas and Jeff Keaton of Siloam Springs; and sixteen grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral home on Tuesday, February 2, 20201 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Funeral services will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 2:00pm. Due to state Covid regulations, attendance will be limited to 100 people and all will be required to wear a mask to attend. Burial will be held at the Yell Cemetery in the Robinson community with Military Honors. Arrangements are entrusted to the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign online guestbook please go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.


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Michael Keaton whom I remember to have strong belief's in the Written Word. I know he is smiling down on his Family, wanting them not to mourn his death, but to celebrate his ever lasting life.

Glenn Blair Feb 2 2021 12:00 AM

I am sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

Robin Thomas Feb 1 2021 12:00 AM

I knew Michael in high school; Didn't know him closely but did Attempt To Play Football on The Same Team With Him. He was 'OneToughCookie' on the Football Field. I Also Had 'Agri' Class With Him.
He was very polite and a big grin, especially after he knocked you on your 'arse'.......
My 'condolences' to his Family. GOD Bless You All.

Randy Vohs Jan 31 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for the famlies lose. Mike and I always joked about getting in our jet and flying to Cheyenne to ride in the rodeo.

Bryan Barnes Jan 31 2021 12:00 AM

Mark and Jeff, I am so sorry to hear this. You and all the Keaton boys and your families are in my prayers.

Karen Davis Jan 30 2021 12:00 AM