He was preceded in death by his father, Erskine Clayton Key Sr.; mother, Nancy Jane Smith Key; brother, E.C. Key and sister, Mildred Brown.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Wynelle Key of Jasper; son, Chris Key (Debbie) of Franklin, Tenn.; daughters, Monique Rector (Wayne) and Chantiel Key, both of Jasper; sister, Geraldine West of West Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; grandchildren, Stephanie Rector, Caroline Rector, Kristin Key and Hannah Key; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Ashley Reid Harvey, Tommy Zaner, Lane McPherson, Charles Harper, Jimmy Lee, Todd Lee, Roy Sims, M.D., Jimmy Brown and Bob Ouellette.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571