Enjoyed boating and spending time with family

Michael W. Key, age 66, of Sunrise Beach, passed away Monday, September 23, 2013, at his home.  He was born October 24, 1946, in Dayton, Ohio, a son of the late Warren and Johanna Dix Key.

 He retired from Pipefitters Local 533 in Kansas City, Missouri.

 Mike was a member of the Osage Community Elks Lodge #2705 in Laurie.  He enjoyed spending his retirement building various woodworking projects, boating on the lake and spending quality time with his family and friends. 

He is survived by his wife, Evalyn of the home; sons, Colin Key and wife Suzanne of Las Vegas, Nevada, Matthew Key and wife Marci of Las Vegas, Nevada and Scott Key and wife Elizabeth of Boynton Beach, Florida; grandchildren, Blake, Payton, Landry, Tyler and Tinley; brothers, Robert Key and James Key both of Dayton, Ohio; sisters, Beverly Denton of Wichita, Kansas and Candy Key and Jody Staton both of Dayton, Ohio; and many other relatives and friends.

 A private family celebration of Mike’s life will be held at a later date.  Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com.  Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.