Michael "Mike" David Key, age 73, of Rutherfordton, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, NC.
Mike was a member of Gilkey United Methodist Church. He was the son of the late Claude & Valeria Belle Key and a native of North Wilkesboro. Mike was a U S Army veteran where he was stationed in Korea from 1966 to 1968 and received a Purple Heart Medal. He and Dorothy lived on the Eastern Shore of Virginia for many years. He is preceded in death by 2 brothers Neal Key and Ralph Key and 1 sister Brenda Chandler.
Survivors include: his loving wife Dorothy Thompson Key.
Michelle Patricia Surran and her husband Peter. One granddaughter; Autumn Rose Surran.
The Graveside service will be at Gilkey United Methodist Church Cemetery at 2:00 PM, Friday, October 30, 2020 with Reverend Peter Surran officiating. Interment will be at Gilkey United Methodist Church Cemetery with military honors provided by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. Memorials may be made to the Charles George VAMC,
ATTN: Voluntary Service 1100 Tunnel Road
Asheville, NC 28805 or Gilkey United Methodist Church, 108 Aydlotte Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139.
McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.
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