Gulfport – Claude Vance Key, 74, Gulfport, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Orville Howard and Dimple Shoopman Key and his brother, William Key.
Survivors include his son, Todd and his wife Ashley Gates Key, Gulfport; his brother, Orville Key, Lucas; his sisters, Ann Basil, Springfield, IL, Peggy Patrick and Gail Kender, both of Glasgow; and his grandchildren, Gannon Key and Layton Key.
He was born and raised in Kentucky. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic and worked in civil service where he retired from the Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing.
A graveside service was held in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.
Riemann Family Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Memories may be shared at www.riemannfamily.com.