Thomas “Butch” Davis Key

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Lt. Colonel Thomas “Butch” Davis Key, 72, passed away Monday, January 5, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Davis and Billee Key; and brother, John Henry Key, sister in-law Charlene. Butch is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Ginny Key, his two sons, Tom Key and wife Gaby and Jon Key, his grandchildren, Lorenzo and Malena Key, His sisters, Barbara Jean Maxey and husband Jeff, Mary Eisenberg and husband Larry, and a host of other family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Butch’s honor to St. Thomas of Canterbury Church or to the American Cancer Society. The funeral service for Butch was held Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm at St. Thomas of Canterbury Church at 14007 South Freeway, Houston, Texas 77047 with Father James Payne officiating. Interment with military honors took place Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:45 am at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.

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