Acuff, Keith Eugene, age 91, born August 18, 1921, went home to be with his Lord September 16, 2012. Member of Halls CrossRoads Presbyterian Church since 1956. He retired from Southern Railway after 41, years of service and a U. S. Army Veteran of World War II serving France and Germany. Preceded in death by wife of 59 years Mildred Maples Acuff; parents, Barney R. Acuff and Isophene Hartman Acuff, and grandson, Andrew Maples.
Survived by sons and daughters-in-laws, John and Barbara Acuff, Jim and Dusty Acuff and daughter and son-in-law, Patty and Steve Maples all of Knoxville; granddaughters, Alissa and (Jeff) McPherson, Sarah and (Bobby) Berry, Summer, Emily Acuff and Kristen and (Paul) James; grandsons, Matt and (Anita) Maples, Jason and (Shawna) Acuff, Shane and James Acuff; great granddaughters, Sydnee, Kaitlin, Reagan-Skye, Lillie and Reagan Acuff, Lainee and Tori McPherson, Addison Berry, and Gracie James; great grandsons, Blake Maples, Jaybin, Wayland, and Nate Acuff, Noah and Levi James.
Family will meet at 1:45 pm at Greenwood Cemetery for a 2 pm graveside service Wednesday, September 19, 2012. Family will receive friends from 6 – 8 pm Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel. Arrangements by Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Dr. Condolences may be offered at www.lynnhurstchapel.com