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Justin Edward Key, Sr.

JUSTIN EDWARD KEY SR.,  age 34 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Friday, January 11, 2019, at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens, Tenn. He was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., and was a resident of McMinn County, Tenn. most of his life.  He was an employee of DENSO. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and served 4 years active duty in Alaska.  He was a graduate of Tennessee Weslyan University received a B. S. in Business Administration and Fiance. He was a certified E.M.T. and was very active and coached Youth Football for 10 years.

He is preceded in death by:

  • Grandparents: Edward and Irene Key,
  • Biological Mom: Connie Key.

Survivors include:

  • His wife: Krystle Alexandra Key of Athens, Tenn.,
  • Two Sons: Justin Edward Key, Jr and Joshua Edward Key of Athens, Tenn.,
  • Mother: Angie Johnson  of Athens, Tenn.,
  • A very special Aunt: Eva Brown of Athens, Tenn.
  • Three Brothers: Jordan Heath Johnson of Sweetwater, Tenn.,  Xavier Antonio Noland of Athens, Tenn., Caleb Joshua Johnson of Athens, Tenn.,
  • Several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 16, 2019 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Leuty McDermott officiating. Interment will follow in Buttram Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jay Jones, Ed Blackwell,Tyler Crittenden, Jonathan Lamb, Nathan Freeman, Avery Looney, Nick Vincent, and Nyzaya Vincent.  The family will receive friends from 1-3 Wednesday in the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to www.laycockhobbs/notices/Justin-Key.com. 

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.


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Guestbook

R.I.P. Justin I remember him from high school and him being an EMT praying for the family during this trying time.

Shauna Camille Moore Jan 18 2019 12:00 AM

Its hard to think you're gone but you left and amazing & loving family to take care of Krystle & the kids. They'll never want for anything. They'll always be surrounded by tons of love. You will be missed. Sending my love & prayers to the entire family.

Jaime (Barnett) Walker Jan 18 2019 12:00 AM

R.I.P Uncle Justin You will be missed and never forgotten -Love Key family
Go Cowboys

Jazion Key Jan 17 2019 12:00 AM

I hope you are okay Krystle Love you

Jazion Key Jan 17 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Justin Key, Sr.

Ebbie Benson Jan 16 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Justin Key, Sr.

Alan Jackson Jan 16 2019 12:00 AM

Angie, Krystie, josh, Justin jr, Eva I can only imagine what you are going through, I know he was a great man because he was always kind to my family and went out of his way to be an encouragement for Adanous. We will miss him and the passion he had for his family friends and the game of football. I know he got his wings you are all in my familys prayers

Kathy Beckingham Jan 16 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Justin Key, Sr.

Kathy Beckingham Jan 16 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Justin Key, Sr.

Shelisha Copen Franco Family Jan 16 2019 12:00 AM

R.I.P. Justin Key.

Shelisha Copen Franco Family Jan 16 2019 12:00 AM

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