Kenneth L. Threatt
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Kenneth L. Threatt
  • October 25, 1947 - October 31, 2017
  • Monroe, North Carolina

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Kenneth Lee Threatt, 70, of Monroe went Home to be with the Lord on October 31, 2017. Born in Union County on October 25, 1947, Ken was a lifelong resident of Monroe. He graduated from Monroe High School in 1966 and attended CPCC. Ken served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and received a Purple Heart and the Commendation Medal. He worked for Southern Bell/Bell South/AT&T from 1967 until his retirement in 2008. Ken served as a board member of the Alpha Financial Advisors and also on the Sun Valley High School Booster Club. Ken was also a devoted coach for his daughter's athletic endeavors, a loyal supporter of his grandchildren's interests and an avid Tarheel Fan. A faithful member of First Baptist Church of Matthews, Ken served as a deacon as well as a Sunday School Teacher of Andrew I Men's Class.
Ken is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years, Sue Birmingham Threatt; daughters, Shanda (Bill) Fangman of Belmont and Allison (Jason) Smith of Wesley Chapel; grandchildren Jack and Katie Fangman and Lilly, Eli, Maggie, Brice, Wilson and Jesse Smith; brothers, Charles (Linda) Threatt, David (Pam) Threatt and Ron (Barbara) Threatt all of Monroe; sisters, Doris Wheeler of Wingate and Martha Burgess of Monroe; aunt, Louise Parker of Monroe and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe on Friday, November 3 from 6 to 8 pm. A funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church Matthews at 2 pm on Saturday November 4 with burial following at Lakeland Memorial Park.
Special thank you to Dr. Wyatt Fowler and his PA, Jessica; Dr. Adam Kuykendall and staff and Hospice of Union County. Memorials may be given to honor Ken's life to First Baptist Church of Matthews, 185 S. Trade St., Matthews, NC 28105.
Online condolences may be left at www.McEwenMonroeChapel.com.