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willard J. Key

May 9, 1931 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 88)

Obituary

Willard J. Key, 88, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, July 16, 1931 under the care of Hospice of Ohio County. He was born May 9, 2019 in Echols, Kentucky to the late Thomas M. Key and Maggie Jane Huff Key. Mr. Key retired from Peabody Coal Company where he worked at Martwick, River Queen and Homestead Mines. He was a member of UMWA Local #9800 and Echols General Baptist Church. Mr. Key served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, William Key, Everett Key and Herbert Key and two sisters, LouAnna Sailings and Margie Ross.

He leaves behind his wife of 66 years, Ina Mae Key of Hartford; one son, Douglas Key of Beaver Dam; one daughter, Penelope “Penny” (Jeff) Sims of Georgetown and sister, Brenda (Denzel) Scott of Echols.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM Friday, July 19, 2019 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Rev. Jamie Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Echols Cemetery in Echols, Kentucky. Friends may visit with Mr. Key’s family from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday and 10:00 until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left for Mr. Willard J. Key’s family by visiting his memorial page at www.danksfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 18, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Funeral Service
Friday
July 19, 2019

12:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Interment following funeral service
Friday
July 19, 2019

Echols Cemetery
Echols Church Road
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

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