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“The Jerusalem United Methodist Church family of Cross, South Carolina offers their sincere condolences.We enjoyed having him bring the message during...Read More »
1 of 50 | Posted by: Rev. Dr. Major Brown, III - Cross, SC

“As you grieve, God has promised that comfort will come, that peace will be restored, that tears will eventually cease. ”
2 of 50 | Posted by: Barbara Reynolds-Lynch - Roanoke, VA

“Our deepest sympathy for the loss of Rev. Keaton. He will be greatly missed. Keeping you all in our prayers. ”
3 of 50 | Posted by: Kenny & Sissy Beane - Roanoke, VA

“Sending you my Deepest sympathy and condolences to the Keaton.... I remember when we first visited Pastor Keaton church with our pastor his son...Read More »
4 of 50 | Posted by: Mary Foster-Allison - Baltimore, MD

“Rev Joseph Arthur Keaton was a wonderful person and friend. Sorry to hear of his passing. He will be missed by many. Our sincere sympathy and...Read More »
5 of 50 | Posted by: Shirley Law - Stockbridge, GA

“We are blessed daily for being able to share the joy,love and peace you All shared with us.Rev. Joseph is resting around the thrown of Grace with...Read More »
6 of 50 | Posted by: E. Jeanette Manns - Roanoke, VA

“The First Baptist Church family of Rocky Mount, VA extends their condolences to the Keaton family. To everything there is a season but times like...Read More »
7 of 50 | Posted by: First Baptist Church family - VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Keaton Family. He will be missed but his Legacy Lives On!R Tucker Designs Inc., Provides Contemporary...Read More »
8 of 50 | Posted by: Richard Tucker - Roanoke, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Keaton family, He will be missed but his Legacy lives on.R Tucker Designs Inc., Provides Contemporary...Read More »
9 of 50 | Posted by: Richard Tucker - Roanoke, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Keaton family, He will be missed but his Legacy lives on. R Tucker Designs Inc 540 467-3621 ”
10 of 50 | Posted by: Richard Tucker - Roanoke, VA

“Our prayers and thoughts are with the Keaton family. I know he will be missed by all, but you have a lot of great memories to look back on. He was a...Read More »
11 of 50 | Posted by: Don & Rita Shepherd - Roanoke, VA

“Sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. ”
12 of 50 | Posted by: Joyce Saunders - Salem, VA

“Sending prayers and condolences during this difficult time to their family, friends, and congregation. May God continue to give you the strength,...Read More »
13 of 50 | Posted by: Linda Brown - Roanoke, VA

“I would like to send condolences on behalf my Stuart family and my church family to the Keaton family. Rev.Keaton was a gracious leader in this...Read More »
14 of 50 | Posted by: Eulah Stuart-Price - ROANOKE, VA


15 of 50 | Posted by: Andrea Gill - Roanoke, VA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
16 of 50 | Posted by: Syrinda Hughes - Roanoke, VA

“May God bless and keep all of the Keaton family!! Rev. Keaton was a great man of God!! ”
17 of 50 | Posted by: Syrinda Hughes - Roanoke, VA

“It is hard to see beyond this pain and my prayer to my Central Baptist Church family is that our Pastor's memories continue to bless us and his...Read More »
18 of 50 | Posted by: Mark & Vena Wrisborne - El Paso, TX

“To Rev. Keaton Family so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
19 of 50 | Posted by: Jerome & Brenda Arrington - VA

“Well Done Rev. Joseph A. Keaton ”
20 of 50 | Posted by: Janice Alexander - Buffalo, NY

“I took care of Mr. Keaton throught his stay in the hospital , he was an amazing man ! May he rest in peace . ”
21 of 50 | Posted by: Arian Torres

“Will be missed. ”
22 of 50 | Posted by: Lucy Williams - Charlotte, NC

“Gone, but he will never be forgotten. ”
23 of 50 | Posted by: Sylvester Harold - Buffalo, NY

“GREAT MAN OF GONE BUT NEVER WILL BE FORGOTTEN HE CERTAINLY GAIN HIS WINGS FOR ALL HIS KINDNESS. MY PRAYERS ARE WITH THE ENTIRE FAMILY. ”
24 of 50 | Posted by: CHRISTIE GREENE - roanoke, VA

“Many lives in our community have been blessed by the preaching, teaching and kindness of Rev. Keaton. A humble man and truly a warrior for Christ....Read More »
25 of 50 | Posted by: Joe and JaCynthia Brewer - VA

“THE ROANOKE VALLEY HAS CERTAINLY LOST ONE OF OUR MOST HIGHLY RESPECTED SOLDIERS OF THE LORD. HE HAS FAITHFULLY SERVED THIS AREA AND HAS ENDURED HIS...Read More »
26 of 50 | Posted by: Maxine Wiley - Roanoke, VA

“The Founding Pastor, Co-Pastor, Elders, Ministers, Lay Leaders and Disciples of God's House Baptist Ministry in Roanoke, Va. bow in humble submission...Read More »
27 of 50 | Posted by: God's House Baptist Ministry - VA

“Rev Keaton you will be missed. I thank God that I was under your leadership. Your humble spirit touched me and you always showed me kindness and love...Read More »
28 of 50 | Posted by: Leatrice Martin - Roanoke, VA

“TO THE FAMILY OF REV.J.A. KEATON, MAY BE WITH YOU IN THIS TIME OF LOSS. THIS IS NOT A TIME OF SORRY BUT, IS A TIME FOR REJOICING. RICHARD AND...Read More »
29 of 50 | Posted by: RICHARD TUCKER - ROANOKE, VA

“R.I.P Rev. Keaton you will truly be missed by many sending my condolences to the family. ”
30 of 50 | Posted by: Teresa Johnson - Roanoke, VA

“GRACE & PEACE unto your family & The Central Baptist Church family during this time of bereavement. Keep in my "Earth has no sorrow; that Heaven can...Read More »
31 of 50 | Posted by: Monica Lee-Sydnor - Roanoke, VA

“To a wonderful man of God, you will be missed by many, to your family,and Central Baptist Church, praying for comfort! ”
32 of 50 | Posted by: Michael Williams Michael Haynes - MN

“What a nice person, sorry for the loss of Rev. Keaton. Prayers go out to his family and church family. Had the pleasure of visiting his church twice...Read More »
33 of 50 | Posted by: Patricia Hubbard - Buffalo, NY

“My Condolences to the Family of Rev. Joseph Keaton, you are in my prayers. ”
34 of 50 | Posted by: Brenda Chapman - Roanoke, VA

“To the family of Rev. Joseph A. Keaton, condolences to all and praying God will comfort your hearts like only he can. Love to all. ”
35 of 50 | Posted by: Robbin White Hairston - Northfork, WV

“My most sincere condolences for the Keaton Family, remembering as a kid living across from Rev. Keaton he was a wonderful neighbor, father a great...Read More »
36 of 50 | Posted by: Donna Brown - Greenville, SC

“Kindred spirit, Everlasting friend, Anointed soldier, Trusted confident, On time Preacher, Nothing but the Word,Dr. J.A. Keaton - "a man after God's...Read More »
37 of 50 | Posted by: Glendora Dalton - Elliston, VA

“My prayers and heart goes out to the entire family of Rev Keaton. I was blessed to hear him bring the word of God at Kingdom Life last year. Hearing...Read More »
38 of 50 | Posted by: Remesha Williams - MN

“My Deepest Condolences to The Family of Rev Keaton my God be with you all thru this tuff time Love You All ”
39 of 50 | Posted by: Connie Crowder-Henry - Roanoke, VA

“Prayers to the family of Rev.Keaton .you all have my sympathy & condolences . God Bless You! ”
40 of 50 | Posted by: Patricia,Keith,Tameeka &Shannon,Tierra Gray - VA

“Praying for your family. ”
41 of 50 | Posted by: LaTia & Kevin Johnson - Roanoke, VA

“May God bless the family of Rev. J. A. Keaton. He will be grately missed. He will all ways be my pastor. Rev. Keaton was a true man of God and loved...Read More »
42 of 50 | Posted by: Angela Washington - Roanoke, VA

“I feel blessed to have been your class mate and enjoyed traveling this earthy journey with you ”
43 of 50 | Posted by: C. L. Ray JR - North Carolina

“My Sincere Condolences ”
44 of 50 | Posted by: Diane Wood - Amherst, NY

“Condolences and Prayer to Family and the Central Baptist Church Family. ”
45 of 50 | Posted by: Reverend Cassandra Adams Lewis - VA

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
46 of 50 | Posted by: James &Nancy Ferguson - Ferrum, VA

“Mercy,Peace and Love be yours Honor and majesty are before him,strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.These all remind me of U ! God bless each of...Read More »
47 of 50 | Posted by: Ernestine Mason - Roanoke

“Get your rest. You will be missed by many. ”
48 of 50 | Posted by: Shayla Evans - Greensboro, NC


49 of 50 | Posted by: Norma Jean McCadden - Roanoke, VA


50 of 50 | Posted by: Eleanor Wiley - Roanoke, VA


Rev. Keaton was born on February 1, 1938 and passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

Rev. Keaton was a resident of Salem, Virginia at the time of passing.

The wake for Pastor Joseph A. Keaton is scheduled for Sunday, March 18, from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, 1502 Staunton Ave. Roanoke, Va.

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