James "Jim" Keith, age 77 passed away Monday, September 11, 2023 at his home in Englewood.
James was born on May 5, 1946 in Chattanooga, was raised in Lenoir City and later in Oak Ridge, he moved to Englewood 25 years.
He along with his wife owned CJK Brassworks operating as metalsmiths and he enjoyed fishing.
His wife of 31 years, Cecile Keith;
1 daughter, Robyn Hightower of Oak Ridge;
1 son, David Keith of Englewood;
1 step-daughter, Natalie (Bill) Benham of Sante Fe, NM;
8 Grandchildren, Brandon Hightower, Jesse Keith, Daniel Hightower, Corey Hightower, Nicole Hightower all of Oak Ridge, Teagan Keith of Florida; Eloise Benham and Connor Benham both of Santa Fe, NM.
The family and friends will receive friends from 1-2 PM Friday, September 15, 2023 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Athens with the Rev. Claire Brown officiating.
Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 PM Friday at the church.
Interment will follow at 3:30 PM Friday at Loudon County Memorial Gardens, 6505 US 11, Lenoir City, TN 37771.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to https://www.laycock-hobbs.com/obituaries/james-keith
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.