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Joseph L. "Papa Joe" Key, Jr.

Mr. Joseph L. “Papa Joe” Key, Jr., age 76, beloved husband of the late Patsy Toole Key, entered into eternal rest at his home on Thursday, March 8th, 2018 with his family by his side. He is survived by his son, Joseph L. Key III; daughters, Vickie Nettles (Frank), Angie Woodward (Dan), Sherrie Pitts (Phillip); brother, Chester Key; sister, Margaret Robertson; twenty-one grandchildren and twenty-three great grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he is preceded in death by his parents, Leymon, Sr. and Catherine Godbee Key; brother, Tony Jennings; and sister, Ann Mixon. Mr. Key worked as a propane gas service man and loved giving to local charities. He will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends whose lives he impacted in his 76 years on earth. A gathering will take place on Sunday, March 11th, 2018 from 3-5pm at the funeral home, where the family will greet friends. There will be no formal service. Napier Funeral Home, Inc. 315 Main St. Graniteville, SC 29829 has been entrusted with these arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com


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Joe will be missed by so many people. I'll be praying for his family. I love all of you.

Tonya Rearden Mar 11 2018 12:00 AM

To the family, I am so sorry for your loss! May the Lord Bless you with peace and give you comfort during this time.

Johnny Turner Mar 11 2018 12:00 AM

I am truly sorry for your loss. The Bible gives us comfort and hope when it states, "there is going to be a resurrection."--Acts 24:15

Leon Gentry Mar 10 2018 12:00 AM

My heart is aching for y'all. I will forever treasure my memories year's of being through the woods, across the hill neighbors with this man and all of you. I can just see his and Patsy's reunion!!

Darlene Wilson Mar 9 2018 12:00 AM

Papa Joe was a great guy. He will be missed by so many. To all the family sending prayers Love you All.

Wendy Mar 9 2018 12:00 AM

Papa wasn't"just like a father" to me, he was my dad, since i was 16 years old I've admired, respected and loved him more than words can say. I will miss him every day, for the rest of my life. He was my hero. I love you all, Joey, Sherrie, Angie, Vicky and all the rest of you crazy people!!! I'm here for you always, love, Kim

KIM Bloomer Mar 9 2018 12:00 AM

To the family, y'all are in my prayers. Papa Joe was a wonderful man. His smile, I'll always remember, it always brightened my day. Rest in Paradise Papa Joe

Nikki Porter Cannon Mar 8 2018 12:00 AM

Praying for you and your family. Sherri please let me know if you need anything.

Maria Graham Mar 8 2018 12:00 AM

Papa Joe was the type of person that u just enjoyed his presence, always had a smile on his face, even when he was sick. Papa Joe had a big place in our hearts and will forever be missed. Im sure gonna miss those phone calls just to see how we were doing or sending us some mechanic work, just always thinking of others. He was one of the greatest men I know....RIP Papa Joe

Wayne & Tina Wyatt Mar 8 2018 12:00 AM

Papa Joe was the type of person that u just enjoyed his presence, always had a smile on his face, even when he was sick. Papa Joe had a big place in our hearts and will forever be missed. Im sure gonna miss those phone calls just to see how we were doing or sending us some mechanic work, just always thinking of others. He was one of the greatest men I know....RIP Papa Joe

Wayne & Tina Wyatt Mar 8 2018 12:00 AM

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