Raymond Key, 83, of Saluda passed away Thursday, December 3, 2009 after battling a long illness.
Mr. Key was born in Middlesex to the late Martha Goldmon and Randy Key. He served during World War II in the U.S. Army. He worked at the Williamsburg Railroad, West Point Pulp Mill and as an oysterman. Later, he was a private duty landscaper in Hartfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Mariah and Robert Key; and his wives, Elizabeth Atkins Key and Ruth Goldmon Key.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Key; sister, Emma Key Johnson; one brother, Randolph Key; brother-in-law, Lee Otis Goldmon; two daughters, Katherine Sheppard and Priscilla Johnson; son, Percy Lockley Jr.; sons-in-law; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and a host of friends.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 11, at Calvary Baptist Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The viewing will be Thursday, December 10, from noon. to 4 p.m. at the J.K. Redmond Funeral Home, and 6 to 8 p.m. at the church.