November 16, 2007
(Must have Broadband Connection to view Video Tribute) Howard Frank 'Shorty' Key, age 54, of Damascus, Virginia, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2007 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, Virginia. He was a life long resident of Washington County, Virginia, and is the son of Sylvia M. Key of Damascus, Virginia, and the late William Frank Key. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and was a member of the National Rifle Association. Mr. Key was of the Baptist Faith. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by one sister, Sharon D. Key. In addition to his mother, he was also survived by one sister, Tammy L. Key and special friend, Amanda D. Henley, of Bristol, Virginia; two brothers, Timothy S. Key and his girlfriend, Bridgett Link, of Damascus, Virginia, and Jeffrey A. Key and his wife, Mary, of Damascus, Virginia; a special friend and family member, Wanda Matney, of Damascus, Virginia; other special friends, Rita McVey and Esther Marie Walton, both of Damascus, Virginia; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many special friends. The funeral service will be conducted at 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 20, 2007, in the Garrett Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Critcher and Rev. James Walls officiating. The committal service and interment will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 21, 2007, at Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to the Damascus Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 458, Damascus, VA 24236. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Ernest Henry, Dr. Jonathan Swank, all the nurses and staff at Johnston Memorial Hospital, the Home Health Care and Rehabilitation Department and the Dialysis Department in Abingdon, Virginia, the Damascus Volunteer Rescue Squad, and Leann Owens and Michelle Fain. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 P.M. Tuesday prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family and a memorial video tribute may be viewed by visiting www.garrettfuneralhome.com or you may fax condolences to 276-475-5902. Mr. Key and his family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Street, Damascus, VA 24236, 276-475-3631.
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