Ocean City Today

William H. Keys

May 03, 2018

printed 05/04/2018


William Hillery Keys, 82, of Berlin, Maryland, passed away on April 25, 2018 at Atlantic General Hospital.

William was born on April 28, 1935 in Baltimore to the late Herbert and Mamie Keys.

On Jan. 9, 1958 he gave the best birthday gift he could give to Nancy Ann Clapper, by making her his beloved wife. Over the next 60 years they raised three daughters and remained devoted to each other.

He graduated from the University of Baltimore with his Bachelors of Science in Business. He was an engineer with Westinghouse for many years. He loved hockey, gardening, growing roses and vegetables. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and entertaining his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Nancy Ann Keys; daughters, Leslie Neighoff (Kenny), Cathy Pyle (Ken) and Kim Hester (Mike); grandchildren, Laura, Jennifer, Christine, Kelly and Kieran; and one brother, Keith Keys.

The family received visitors at Singleton Funeral & Cremation Services, P.A., on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. A Celebration of Life service followed in the funeral home chapel. Interment was in Cedar Hill Cemetery. For condolences, please visit www.signltonfunalhome.com.

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