Richard Leslie Key, known by all as “Bo”, of Potosi, Missouri was born April 2, 1958 in Merced, California a son to the late Betty Jean (Wilson) Key and Jack Don Key. Bo departed this life Tuesday June 2, 2020 having reached the age of 62 years and 2 months.
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On July 16, 2005, in Reno, Nevada, Bo was united in marriage to Mitzi Marie (Beaman) Key and they shared fourteen beautiful years together.
Bo is survived by his loving wife, Mitzi of Potosi, Missouri; sons, Ricky Key and wife Salene of Merced, California, Marc Key and wife Stacie of Merced California; daughter, Kristina Key of Merced California; step- daughter, Sherri Russell and husband Joseph of Belmont Michigan; brother Tom Smith-Key and wife Sherrie of Merced, California; aunt, Janice Wagner of Bentonville, Arkansas; cousins, Lawrence Wilson of DeSoto, Missouri, Bruce Wilson of DeSoto, Missouri; mother of his children, Brenda Daniels- Christiansen of Merced, California; eleven grandchildren, four great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends
In addition to his parents, Bo was preceded in death by three brothers, David Lee Key, Jack Don Key, Jr., Robert Jackson Key; grandparents, Stella Williams-Wilson, Jack Wilson, Nola P. White, Roy V. White and paternal grandfather, Herman Leslie Key.
Bo was a very hard worker and a jack of all trades. He owned and operated Ricks Git-R-Done Service. He was a very skilled carpenter as well as a mechanic. No job was too big or too small. He served in the United States Marines from 1975-1976 and was a member of the VFW Post #3437. His hard work ethic, love, warmth and kindness will be greatly missed.