Key, Clinton Leon

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Clinton Leon Key, age 87 of Pulaski passed away Thursday, April 20, 2023 in the Montgomery Regional Hospital. Born October 15, 1935 in Mount Airy, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Clint Edward Key and Virginia Bell Shelor Key. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Virginia and a brother at heart, Vernon Shelor and Great Granddaughter, Zoe Grace.

Clinton was a member of the Pulaski Church of God. He was a retired district manager with Senco Products. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

He is survived by

His wife of 53 years- Emma Jean Pickurel Key-Pulaski


Pattie Mae (Tim) Cronk -Pulaski

Kathy Lynn (Tim) Dodson- Bassett

Pamela Hutchens-Pulaski


Tiffany Nicole (Brandon) Hughett-Dublin

Pattie Adair Nuckles- Dublin

Jonathan Hunter Hutchens

Kimberly (Michael) Foley

Gary (Emily)Dodson

Great Grandchildren- Drake, Brayden, Lilli, Ella, Oliver, Josiah, Judah and Mason

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. April 25, 2023 in the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Donald Jones and Pastor Travis Gore officiating.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 6:45 p.m. before service time at the funeral home.

Burial will be Thursday ,3:00 p.m., April 27, 2023 at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin with military graveside rites.

We will leave the funeral home in procession by 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.