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Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes & Crematory

618 W Main St, Waynesboro, VA

OBITUARY

Kay Jewel Keyes

May 13, 1936December 1, 2019

Kay (Crowe) Keyes of Waynesboro, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Accordius of Waynesboro.

She was born May 13, 1936 to the late Archie Ray and Dorothy (Harris) Crowe.

Kay retired from American Safety Razor (ASR) in 1994 and was a member of the ARP Presbyterian Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her spouse of 66 years, Ralph Keyes, Sr., and a grandson, David Scott Keyes.

Survivors include her son, Ralph Keyes, Jr. and wife, Kerry; daughters, Linda Strickler and husband, James, Dorothy (DeAnn) Massie and husband, Donnie; sister, Francis Coffey of Hampton; grandchildren, Timothy Keyes and wife, Jen, Elizabeth Keyes, Virginia Leavel and husband, Jimmy, James Strickler, Jr. and wife, Tish and G. W. Strickler and wife, Jennifer; as well as numerous great-grandchildren. She also leaves her special friends, June and Sammy Utt and Dee Dunn.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 6, 2019 at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes with Rev. William "Bill" Bearden officiating. Burial will follow in Augusta Memorial Park.

Active pallbearers will be friends attending the service.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

The family wishes to give a special thank you to the staff of Accordius for their special care given to Kay, to Hospice and Dr. Christopher Heck.

Following a brief graveside service, the family will not be having a family gathering, but kindly ask family members use the rest of the day for remembrances, reflections and quiet time. In lieu of food items being brought to our residences, please remember us in your thoughts and prayers. We greatly appreciate your kindness shown to our family.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com

  • FAMILY

  • In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her spouse of 66 years, Ralph Keyes, Sr., and a grandson, David Scott Keyes.


    Survivors include her son, Ralph Keyes, Jr. and wife, Kerry; daughters, Linda Strickler and husband, James, Dorothy (DeAnn) Massie and husband, Donnie; sister, Francis Coffey of Hampton; grandchildren, Timothy Keyes and wife, Jen, Elizabeth Keyes, Virginia Leavel and husband, Jimmy, James Strickler, Jr. and wife, Tish and G. W. Strickler and wife, Jennifer; as well as numerous great-grandchildren. She also leaves her special friends, June and Sammy Utt and Dee Dunn.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Friday, December 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 6, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Officiating, Interment

Memories

Kay Jewel Keyes

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Fred and Cindy Brown

December 2, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers to the family. She will be missed by family and friends. She was a sweet lady and she is with Ralph again.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY