Robert James Key was born June 3, 1943 to the late Eddie and Lou Ella Scruggs-Key in Lawrence County, Alabama.
Robert was a retired truck driver.
He confessed a hope in Christ at an early age. he rededicated his life to the Lord and never looked back to the past.
He enjoyed his praise dance as a member of Pillard of Truth. He had a passion of helping everyone who needed him.
He is preceded in death by 2 Brothers: Charlie and Willie Lee Key. 1 Sister: Bessie Mae Key-Mason. 2 Grandsons: David Gullatte and Damon Mason.
Robert James Key departed this life on April 6, 2018 at Huntsville Hospital.
He leaves to cherish his legacy: A Loving Wife of 54 years: Dora Mae Key. 1 Son: James E. Mason. 3 Daughters: Taricea Goldsmith, Era (Roger) Jones. Cathy (Mario) Nicholas. 1 God-Daughter: Mary Jayne. Grandchildren: James Mason, Kristen Mason-Hughes, Michael Mason, LaShandra Mason Wesley Goldsmith, Raeshondra Goldsmith, Latwona Key-Bailey, Antonio Key, Robert P. Key, Delyeonne Walton, Thomas Birt. 2 Brothers-In-Law: Ernest Mason and Cleveland Mason. 4 Sisters-In-Laws: Clara Mason, Mary (Dino) Lucas, Dr. Ernestine Mason, Aretha Stone. A host of Great-Grandchildren. Nieces: Louise (James) Smith, jr., Mary Jane Key, Virginia Swoopes, Delois Key. 2 Special Nieces: Janease (Bobby) Elliott, Sallie Hullett. 1 Special Great niece: Cynthia Mason. Several Great Nieces. Special Great Nephews: Rydale Key, Ricky, Anthony and Darnell Mason. Several Great Nephews. A Special Son-In-Law: Wesley (Dorothy) Goldsmith. Special Cousin: Billy (Barbara) Mason. Special Friends: Jackie M., John T., Misty H., Rose S., Charles D. A Very Special Friend: Bro. Romero Jones.
In Memoriam Appreciation... We do not take it lightly that you have entrusted your loved one to us. We are confident and sincerely pray that our services have been satisfactory and comforting. We pray GOD bestows a blessing on each of you. Most Respectfully, Sharpley Funeral Home.
The Key family would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to all that has shown love thru food, phone calls, texts, sympathy cards and flowers, even if you said a silent prayer for us, we thank you whatever the part.
Under the directing of Sharpley Funeral Home. Funeral will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 1:00pm at Macedonia Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Burial in Calvary Memorial Gardens. The body will be in church 1 hr., before the services.