William Jennings Key

March 8, 1926 ~ October 10, 2001 (age 75)

William Jennings Key, 75, formerly of Monterey, died Wednesday, October 10, 2001 at Bath County Community Hospital.

He was born March 8, 1926 at Monterey a son of Dewey Wilson Sr. and Leola Frances (Strathy) Key.

He had been a resident of The Springs Nursing Center since 1996. He also had been a member of Thorny Bottom United Methodist Church. He retired from Hayes-Scott Rail Plant in Monterey. He had worked as a janitor for Highland County Public Schools under the Green Thumb Program. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Dewey Wilson Key Jr., who died August 6, 2000.

Surviving are a number of cousins.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Blue Grass Cemetery, with the Rev. Donald E. Rose presiding.

Memorials may be made to the Hot Springs Rescue Squad, P.O. Box N, Hot Springs, Va. 24445.

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