Edward Keith Julian

October 29, 1951 ~ August 6, 2021 (age 69)


Edward Keith Julian died unexpectedly on August 6, 2021. He was born in Knoxville TN on October 29, 1951 to Hannah Eudell Rippetoe and Edward Haywood Julian. He grew up in Riverside, IL and Bay Village, Ohio, where he graduated from Bay High School. He attended the University of Tennessee School of Architecture and spent the rest of his life in Knoxville. An architectural draftsman for Michael Brady Inc for most of his career, Keith had outstanding hobbies. One of Keith's favorite places was LeConte Lodge in the Great Smoky Mtns. He worked there for The Herrick Browns in the 1970's. He was a talented wood craftsman, gunsmith, long range marksman, outdoorsman, and Civil War collector.  Keith is survived by his sister Suzanne J. Farkas (Bob) of Knoxville and niece Xela of Shenzhen, China, brother James H. Julian of Morristown and son Edward Indigo Julian (Ana) and grandsons Edward Xavier and Victor Samuel Julian of Florida. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. The family would welcome contributions to Friends of the Smokies. Resthaven Funeral Home-Cemetery-Cremations are in charge of all arrangements for the Julian Family. Online condolences can be left at

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