LAFOLLETTE, Tenn. — William Bruce “Bill” Keefauver, 67, of LaFollette, formerly of Cumberland, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2012.
Born April 12, 1945 in Kansas, Mo., he was the son of the late William “Jack” Keefauver and Marie Keefauver. He is also preceded in death by his daughter, Shelly Lynn Keefauver; and one sister, Barb Silvious.
Bill was in the Army as a young man and then went on to have a carpet installation business before becoming a truck driver that took him all over the states. After retiring he enjoyed hunting in the mountains of Tennessee and working in his yard.
Surviving are his wife, Debra Keefauver of LaFollette; daughter, Tina Blume and husband Sam of Cumberland; former wife, Linda Keefauver of Cumberland; two step-daughters, Rhea Springer and Miranda Walden and husband Anthony, all of Tennessee; four granddaughters, Tiffany, Mariah and Courtney, all of Cumberland and Lily of Tennessee; three brothers, Rick Keefauver of Florida, Randy Keefauver of Florida, and Steve Keefauver of West Virginia; also many nieces and nephews.
Bill will be cremated per his request.