Danny G. Keys, 64, of the Harmony Community, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2011, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
A native of Spartanburg, South Carolina, he was the son of the late Robert and Dorothy Bishop Keys.
Mr. Keys was a United States Marine Corps veteran during the Vietnam War. He loved gospel music and gardening. Dan was a member of Beulah Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Rita V. Keys, Gray; two sons, Jason “Jake” Keys and John Keys; grandchildren, Kelsey, Mackensie, Peyton, Kiera, Natalee, Kayla, all of New Mexico, Lindsay and Nicholas Moody, Dillon Flanary, Johnson City, and Caleb Litz, Blountville; and five stepchildren.
A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Keys will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Sunday, September 11, 2011, at Beulah Baptist Church, 491 Beulah Church Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663, with Pastor Al South officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Saturday, September 10, 2011, at Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, Johnson City, with Military Honors concluding the visitation. Honorary Pallbearers are the members of Beulah Baptist Church.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to March of Dimes, 2313 Browns Mill Road # 3, Johnson City, TN 37604.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.TetrickFuneralHome.com or faxed to (423) 610-7177.
Arrangements for the Keys family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604. (423) 610-7171