Brian Wayne Keaton, 56, of Gardner, Kansas, returned to his heavenly home on Oct. 28, 2020, after a four-year battle with colon cancer.


At Brian’s request, there will be no memorial service. From childhood, Brian wanted to donate his body to science to help others and he has now achieved that final selfless accomplishment. Inurnment Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, Kansas. The family suggests memorial contributions to Keaton Classic c/o Auto Technologies Inc. 7500 College Blvd. Ste 500 Overland Park, KS 67210.


He was born July 16, 1964, in Kansas City, Missouri, at Saint Joseph Hospital.


He graduated from Ottawa High School and attended Allen County Community College, later receiving his electrician’s license. As a career Electrician, Brian co owned and operated 2 Guys Construction.


Brian was a devoted son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. Brian was a strong man committed to supporting his family. Ensuring their safety and stability was always his top priority but rarely did he ever miss a game, recital, important event or milestone in his children and grandchildren’s lives.


Brian loved spending time with family and close friends. He was an avid Chiefs and Royals fan who enjoyed NASCAR, playing softball and golf.


Brian was preceded in death by his mother, Janet Gayle Keaton.


Brian is survived by his father, George Keaton, of Gardner, Kansas;, daughters and their spouses: Lynsie and Lance Fuller, of El Dorado, Kansas; Kelci and Christopher Del Frate, of Gardner, Kansas; grandchildren: Cayson, Ameilya, Kymber, Berkleigh and Keaton; brother, Bradley Keaton and significant other, Diana, of Gardner, Kansas; nieces: Alyssa and husband, Michael Stewart, of Gardner, Kansas; Megan Wilson, of Ottawa, Kansas; and aunts, uncles, cousins, great nieces and nephews.


Brian is loved by many and respected by all. He will be forever missed. His memory will live on through the Keaton Classic Golf Tournament and his beautiful children and grandchildren.