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Michael D. Keaton

January 18, 1948 ~ June 16, 2018 (age 70)

Michael D. “Batman” Keaton, 70, of DeGraff, passed away at 3:29 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Springfield Regional Medical Center in Springfield, Ohio. He was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on January 18, 1948 to the late Lee Calvin and Thelma Irene (Sherman) Keaton. 


On May 15, 1972, Mike married the former Vicki Strayer in Augusta, Michigan and she survives, along with their daughter Crystal Keaton; two brothers, Lee Keaton and Arlis (Cynthia) Fleshman; five nephews, Randy Blankenship, Richard Mission, Tyler Mission, Peter Keaton, and Jeffery (Jodi) Waters; and three cats, Mandy, Ollie, and Ora Jean. In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by a son, Michael Keaton Jr.; and a sister, Carolyn Smith.


Mike attended Renewed Strength Church in Urbana and had worked as a printing press operator at International Paper in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was a very generous person who enjoyed cooking was very competitive in sports.


The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 210 W. Hayes Street, DeGraff, Ohio. Pastor Mark Hackworth will officiate a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 22nd at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Greenwood-Union Cemetery in DeGraff, Ohio. 


Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff.



Donations may be made to:

His Hands Extended Sanctuary
1560 Dialton Rd., St. Paris OH 43072

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