Cecil Shirley “Judge” Key, 85, Bedford

Cecil Shirley Key of Richmond, formerly of Lawrence County and known to friends and family as “Judge,” passed away Friday in Richmond at the age of 85.

Born in 1922 in Celina, Tennessee to Grady and Margie Key, Judge was a carpenter, and member of Central Church of Christ, American Legion, VFW, DAV, and Carpenter’s Union 1380.
He is survived by his daughters Beverly and Martha, sons Marshall, John and Jeffrey, 9 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Maureen, brother Ira and grandson Jeffrey.
Services will be held this afternoon at 1:00 at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with burial to follow at Fayetteville Church of Christ Cemetery.