Roy Edmon Keating
February 24, 1944 - January 27, 2021
Roy Edmon Keating, age 76, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at PAM Specialty Hospital in Covington, LA. He was born on February 24, 1944 in Tylertown, MS. He was a member and an usher of New Life United Pentecostal Church.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Betsy Creel Keating of Bogalusa, LA; two daughters, Regina Keating Duncan of Covington, LA, and Baline Keating Baham (Mark) of Poplarville, MS; three sons, Roy Keating (Tessa) of Carriere, MS, Benjamin Keating (DeAnna) of Bogalusa, LA, and Bobby Keating (Alicia) of Carriere, MS; a sister, Joyce Stafford (John) of Tylertown, MS; grandchildren, Emily Freeman (Lee), Merika Kalman (Paul), Candice Duncan, Tucker Keating, Eva Keating, Bo Keating, Mark Desmond, Ally Baham, and Daniel Baham; great-grandchildren Kage Freeman, Tripp Freeman, Steven Ross, Raylynn Holmes, Analice Slater, and Ashtyn Duncan. Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Willis Edmon Keating and Dollie Morris Keating; a sister, Ruby Lee Smith; and a brother, Bobby Keating.
Visitation will be held at New Life United Pentecostal Church, 1600 Jefferson Street, Bogalusa, LA 70427 on Friday, January 29, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. until the Funeral Services at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 30, 2021. The Rev. Wesley Quave, Rev. Dusty Frierson and Rev. Kirk Hoelzel will be officiating, interment will follow at Ponemah cemetery.
Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.