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McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe

204 South Main Street, Monroe, NC

OBITUARY

William Harold Brantley

2 April, 19272 January, 2020

William Harold Brantley, age 92, of Monroe, went to be with the Lord on January 2, 2020.

He was born in Union County on April 2, 1927, son of the late Oscar and Pearl Brantley. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Mary Blake Brantley; his son, Guy Brantley and by his five siblings.

Mr. Brantley is survived by his two sons, Don Brantley (Pamela) and Ted Brantley (Donna); his seven grandchildren, Clark Brantley (Stephani), Ansley Sheeran (Paul), Megan Auch (Matt), Michael Brantley, Nick Brantley (Jackie), Jennifer Brantley, Mackenzie Brantley (Steven); and by his eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 2:00pm until 3:00pm at Union Grove Primitive Baptist Church. A service to celebrate Mr. Brantley’s life will be held at 3:00pm in the church sanctuary with interment following in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Union Grove Primitive Baptist Church, 3619 Morgan Mill Road, Monroe, NC 28110. McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe is honored to serve the Brantley family.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, 5 January , 2020
  • Celebration of Life Sunday, 5 January , 2020
  • Committal Service Sunday, 5 January , 2020

Memories

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Larry Millen

5 January 2020

I married to Harold's niece and was his neighbor for about 3 years. This man was soft spoken and always cheerful
when you were around him. This man gave me a job at Allvac whiched started the craft I have used for almost 40 years.
He took me fishing and hooked me on the sport after one outing and been doing it since. He taught me how to
Make and grow a garden and maintain it. Been doing it since. His tractor was the first I ever drove and his boat was the first I ever fished out of.
I seen this man take care of his family
members in sickness and health in his elderly years and still maintain a smile
and soft spoken voice when my wife and
I would visit him.
Harold I know you're happy being with
Jesus,Blake and Guy, but you will be missed.

Rick Greene

4 January 2020

Mr. Harold was truly one of my heroes. His character speaks for itself. He set a great example for all men. He was a loving husband, dad, grandfather and a great grandfather. The world would be a better place to live if we could all be more like him.

Mike & Stephanie Smith

4 January 2020

He always had a smile on his face and was such a pleasure to be around ,what an awesome testimony to how a great a dad he was as to how his kids turned out. We love y’all.
Mike and Stephanie

Charlotte Angel

3 January 2020

So very sorry Don to hear of your Dad's passing. Prayers for your family.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY