Benjamin Keith Brackins Obituary, Death – Benjamin Keith Brackins, age 49, of Erwin, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 in his home surrounded by his devoted family. He had been ill for some time. Benjamin was a Flag Pond native and the son of the late Reverend Leland Zane Brackins and Phyllis Sue (Tipton) Brackins. Phyllis Sue (Tipton) Brackins predeceased her husband. He attended services at the Sweetwater Church of God regularly. Benjamin enjoyed a wide variety of activities, including hunting, fishing, side by sides, and drag racing; but, he valued his time with his family the most.
Jeffery Brackins and Ricky Brackins were two of Benjamin’s brothers who passed away before him. Benjamin was also predeceased by their father. Keith Brackins is survived by his mother, Phyllis Brackins; his loving wife of 29 years, Lori Ann (Tolley) Brackins; his daughter, Whitney Young and husband, Martin; his son, Jeremiah Brackins and wife, Sydney; his brother, Eugene Brackins and wife, Wilma; nephew, Jason Brackins; special friend, Michael Lloyd; and a number of nieces and nephews. All of these people will always cherish his memory.
During the memorial ceremony that will be held on Friday, April 14, 2023 at 7:00 pm in the Chapel of Valley memorial Home, the family would like to respectfully seek the honor of your presence so that we may pay tribute to Benjamin Keith Brackins and remember his life. The event will take place on Friday. The ceremony will be presided over by the Reverend Craig Shelton. On Friday, April 14, 2023, beginning at 5:00 pm, there will be a visitation period during which people can offer words of comfort and support to the family as well as share memories of the deceased.
In lieu of flowers, Benjamin’s family has asked for Gideon Bibles to be donated in his memory instead of floral arrangements.
You are welcome to leave the family condolences and share memories by visiting our website at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or by posting on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ValleyFuneralHomeErwin. Through Valley Funeral Home, which is located at 1085 N. Main Ave. in Erwin and can be reached at (423) 743-9187, these arrangements have been made especially for the family and friends of Benjamin Keith Brackins.