Steve D Keaton
- Army

Steven Devon Keaton, beloved husband, father and grandfather of Banner Elk, North Carolina (formerly of Charlotte) died Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the age of 73. He was born in Rowan County to the late Elbert Denny Keaton and the late Gladys Chamberlain Keaton. He is survived by his wife Teresa Kenley Keaton; son Steven S. Keaton (Kim); step-mother Judy Keaton; brother Danny Keaton (Margie); nephew Jordan Keaton (Melanie); grandchildren; Tyler Keaton, Carson Keaton, Avery Keaton, Brandon LeClair and Rachel LeClair. He is also survived by a special cousin Sherry Kepley (Lane). He was predeceased by his sister Vickie Keaton Pettus. Steve was an U.S. Army veteran and served two tours in Viet Nam. He lived in Charlotte, North Carolina for many years and attended Smith Junior High and South Mecklenburg High School. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather and he will be dearly missed. Online condolences may be shared with the Keaton family at the website Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Keaton family.