OBITUARY

James Earl Key

May 6, 1935July 2, 2019
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James “Jim” Earl Key, 84, of Marietta died on Tuesday, the 2nd of July 2019. A Choctaw Indian, Jim was a native of Williams, OK. He was the son of the late James Wade Key and Earline Jewel Key. Jim was a successful businessman owning his own recruiting company until retirement. He loved life, sports but most importantly, he loved his family. He was a strong, loving husband, father, and grandfather. Jim will be remembered for his generosity, quick wit, and keen sense of humor. Surviving are his wife of 33 years, Fay Key; children, Jimmy Key (Erin), Mary Stock, Shelia Dulion, Tommy Prather; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Services celebrating Jim’s life will be conducted on Saturday, the 13th of July at two o’clock in the afternoon at H. M. Patterson & Son Arlington Chapel, 173 Allen Road, NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and will host a reception following the service at Patterson’s. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

  • FAMILY

  • Surviving are his wife of 33 years, Fay Key; children, Jimmy Key (Erin), Mary Stock, Shelia Dulion, Tommy Prather; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Friends Are Cordially Invited To A Visitation With The Family Saturday, July 13, 2019
  • Services Celebrating The Life Saturday, July 13, 2019

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Elizabeth Jinks

July 12, 2019

Fay,
You & your family are in my thoughts & prayers. I know this is a difficult time. I'm here for you, anytime you need me.

Love you!
Elizabeth Jinks

Karen Tilmon

July 12, 2019

Fran Cannon

July 10, 2019

Jim was such a great person to work for and with at CTC...Jim had a wonderful work ethic and always treated me with respect and cared about all of his employees...he had a big heart, and loved to laugh....the world definitely is a better place because Jim passed through♡♡

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Biography

A Choctaw Indian, Jim was a native of Williams, OK. He was the son of the late James Wade Key and Earline Jewel Key. Jim was a successful businessman owning his own recruiting company until retirement. He loved life, sports but most importantly, he loved his family. He was a strong, loving husband, father, and grandfather. Jim will be remembered for his generosity, quick wit, and keen sense of humor.