James Turner “Tree Top” Keatts of South Boston passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on May 8, 1955 and was 64 years of age. He was the son of Lillie Mae Perkins Keatts and the late Jasper Turner Keatts.

He was a member of Mt. Cana Methodist Church.

“Tree Top” loved rabbit and deer hunting, his Beagle dogs and riding his Harley Davidson.

He was president of Hyco Road Hunting Club for which he was a member for many years.

James Turner “Tree Top” Keatts is survived by his mother, Lillie Mae P. Keatts; special uncle Tommy Perkins; and extended family and friends.

A funeral service was held Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Dunn officiating.

Burial followed in Halifax Memorial Gardens.

For memorials, consider Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.