YORKTOWN - James E. Key Sr., of Yorktown, passed away peacefully at home on March 21.
He was born in Newport News to the late Robert Samuel and Mary Rebecca Key. He was also preceded in death by his brother, R.S. Key.
Jim is survived by his devoted wife of 33 years, JoAnn Green Key. Also left to cherish his memory are daughters, Bonnie G. Key, of Hampton; Pamela C. Fiddler and husband Eric, of Northern Virginia; brother, William G. Key and wife Pat, of Duck Key, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Mary Key; and four grandchildren of Pennsylvania. The family would also like to thank, dear friend, Shirley White, for her care and concern.
Jim was employed by Newport News Shipbuilding as a design engineer for 41 years. For the past 10 years, he has delighted his friends and clients with his design and construction expertise. A 'Handyman Extraordinaire!!'
A memorial service will be held at the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Drive, Yorktown, at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24. The family will receive friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 811 W. Evergreen Ave., Suite 204, Chicago, Il 60642 or at email@example.com. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.