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William Kenneth "Ken" Wheat

September 27, 1948 ~ May 28, 2019 (age 70)

Obituary


DATELINE:  KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
William Kenneth "Ken" Wheat
William Kenneth "Ken" Wheat, 70, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on May 28, 2019 at Mission Memorial Hospital in Asheville, NC. He was born in Cherokee County, SC, to the late William Archie Wheat and Judy Mae Wright Wheat and was preceded in death by his daughter Denise Williams. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. Ken was of the Christian faith. He retired from the dairy industry after more than 20 years of service. Ken served the United States honorably as a US Marine where he served two tours in Vietnam. He was very active and enjoyed painting, woodworking and cooking. Ken was an avid Tar Heel Basketball and Panther Football fan. He was a dedicated and loving husband, father and grandfather. Ken will be missed dearly by his loved ones and friends. 
SURVIVORS: Wife of 24 years: JoAnn Wheat, of the home
Son: William Wheat, Salisbury, NC
Daughter: Tandra Ramsey, Kings Mountain, NC
Grandchildren: Corey and Cameron Wheat, Cameron and Jenna Ramsey and Haley Williams
Brother: Michael Wheat and wife Bobbi, Shelby, NC
Sister: Linda Atkins and husband Johnny, Grover, NC
FUNERAL SERVICE: Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel with Pastor Tommy Russell officiating
VISITATION: Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM prior to the service at Harris Funeral Home
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC with Military Honors  
MEMORIALS: Rathbun Mission House at 121 Sherwood Lane, Asheville, NC 28801
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ARRANGEMENTS:  HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 1, 2019

1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
Harris Funeral Home
108 South Piedmont Ave
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Funeral
Saturday
June 1, 2019

2:00 PM
Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel

Kings Mountain, NC

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