A Memorial Service celebrating the life of William Floyd Key, Sr, 81, of Decatur will be Wednesday, February 28 2018, at 5:00pm at Bridge Builders Church International with Pastor Darius Crayton officiating. Inurnment will be 4:00 pm, Thursday at Sterrs Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his memory to Habitat for Humanity.
Floyd, who died February 24, 2018 at his residence, was born June 15, 1936 to the late Leslie and Ruth Ashford Key. He was preceded in death by his wife Gertha Clay Key and his brother Billy Embry.
Floyd was a proud graduate of Decatur Negro High School and employed by Decatur Country Club and its affiliates for over 50 years.
Floyd’s memories will forever be cherished by his four sons, Anthony Balentine, Leslie Lorenzo Kee, William Floyd Kee, Jr., William Roderick Swoopes; five daughters, Carolyn Kee Ayers (Roderick), Kimberley Kee Harden (Wendell), Carletter Yvette Fletcher, Allunda Marquette Fletcher (Michael), and Kalicia Michelle Darby (Darryl); seventeen grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Robert “Mo” Matthews and Bobby Ray Matthews; five sisters-in-law, Gwen Embry, Julia Clay, Annie Priest, Winnie Gholston, Vickie Matthews; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; Melvin Harris was like a son.