Benjamin Keith Young was born November 9, 1952, and passed away December 12, 2016 in Ooltewah, Tennessee.
Keith was born in Chattanooga, and was a 1972 graduate of Shenandoah Valley Academy in Virginia. He received two degrees in Computer Technology. He worked in the 1970s and 1980s at a large Washington D.C. company managing computer main-frames. These were the beginning years of computers; later building computers as a favorite hobby. He was an umpire for the Northern Virginia Softball Umpires Association for 20 years. He loved watching sports and HGTV. He was an avid fan of the Red Sox and the Patriots and always had a funny story to tell. He was of the Adventist faith and a member of Collegedale Community Seventh-day Adventist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Jeanne Krueger of Ooltewah.
Survivors include his wife of 13 years, Angela; father, Dr. Benjamin and Charlotte Young of Maine; son, Jeffery; daughter, Mary Ann (Bryan) Thomas; son, Jason (Niki) Kenner; his precious grandchildren, Arissa and Knox Kenner; sister, Rheba (Jonathan) McGraw; brother, Dwight (Kathy) Young; sister, Jenny (Jeff) Lingerfelt as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
A special thanks to Sheri Bryant and Hospice of Chattanooga.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.