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“Really a good teacher. I have alot if good memories of him and his class. ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: J.j. Stogner - Central city, KY

“Dear Aunt Pat: We are so very sorry to hear of Uncle Bob's passing. Charlie wanted me to let you know that he always enjoyed being around Bob and...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Marty & Michelle Fortney, Savannah & Garrett Fortney and Charlie - NE

“Bob will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayer are with you, Patty and the family. My love always, Aunt Susie, Jon, Cathy, Drew, & Garrett ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Aunt Susie Dossett - San Antonio, TX

“I have fond memories of Mr. Key. As a teacher he was the perfect balance of tough and kind, and he seemed to approach lessons with a little bit of a...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Jerianna Shultz - Columbia Falls, MT

“Paul, Chris and family, Sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my sympathy. I'll be praying for your family as you say your goodbyes. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Carol Chapman - anna, TX - friend

“I hate to hear this! Prayers for Patty and family!! ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Shirley Young Whitmer - FL

“Mr key was a great man. I was in his class at Bremen school. He will be missed. Prayers hoing up gor family and friends ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Sandra Phillips - dadeville, AL

“I remember Bobby well as a classmate from Murray High. Visited with him when he was teaching in Boonville. Really nice guy. He will be missed. ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Bill Cornett - Murray, KY

“Mr. Key was a great man and a wonderful teacher. He is a part of my childhood memories. Rest assured his life was positive influence on many children. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: BJ McCoy - Bardstown, KY

“The Petiks are praying for your family. ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Melissa Petik - Murray, KY

“The Petits are praying for your family. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Melissa Petik - Murray, KY

“Mr. Key was one of my favorite teachers at Bremen. Absolutely wonderful human being who will be greatly missed. Much love and condolences to the...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Amy Walley - Owensboro, KY

“Bob was a precious man and I'm so thankful that I had the opportunity to get to know him. He was so giving, so selfless and truly cared about people...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Meagan Williams - Central City, KY

“He was a great teacher. I had him in the 6th grade. He was one of my most inspirational teachers. I will never forget him. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Melissa Griffin Roberts - KY

“So many memories at school to church...He is surely wearing his crown with many Jewels...he blessed us all with kindness and love...God be with you...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Dottie Miller Swain - Shelbyville, TN

“He was an awesome science teacher back in 1998 at Bremen Elementary. Rest In Peace Mr.Key. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: emily sharp - Bremen, KY

“The angels in Heaven are rejoicing with Bob in their mist! Bob was many things to so many people, but I believe the one he would want to be...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Jan Sharp - Bremen, KY - friend

“Mr. Key was always a delight to us. When I started 5th grade at Bremen Elementary, we were on rotation with the 5th and 6th grade teachers. Joy...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Roxana Joy Dehghanian Guy - KY

“We've lost a good man, so many people will remember!!! Mary (Watkins) Camplin....Bremen Class of '69 ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Camplin - Greenville, KY

“Pat and Children, What a joy it was to teach with Bob at Bremen School! A role model for his students and a friend to his faculty. Love and Prayers,...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Margaret Bullock


CENTRAL CITY--- Bobby Lynn Key, 80, of Central City died Friday, October 17, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Key was born in Murray, KY on September 29, 1934. Mr. Key was a graduate of Murray State University with a Master of Arts in Education degree. He was a veteran of the United States Army, attended Southern Seminary for two years, a Kentucky Colonel, a Gideon, a school teacher for 38 years, retired from Muhlenberg County School System, and was a recipient of the Warrick County Indiana School System Outstanding Young Educator Award. Mr. Key was a member and deacon at the 1st Baptist Church in Central City. He also served as Minister of Music for Island Baptist Church, Island KY, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Bremen, KY, 1st Baptist Church of Boonville, IN, and Bethel Baptist Church of Niles, MI. Mr. Key is preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Queenie Key, and brothers, Rev. Bonell Key and James Max Key.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Batsel Key; sons, Philip Key of Louisville, Paul (Chris) Key of Murray, Robert (Rebecca) Key of Murray; daughter, DeAnna (Dwayne) Smith of Fordsville; grandchildren, Kristen Key, Elise Key, Cassandra Key, Preston Key, Kameryn Key, Khloe Key, Ryker Key, Deline Key, Isaiah Smith.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Rev.Hal Shipley officiating and Rev. David Key and Rev. Carson Bevil assisting. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 5:00 PM at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at Tucker Funeral Homes.com. Donations can be made to the Gideons International, envelopes available at the funeral home.