Ray W. Privette

August 19, 1928April 6, 2018

Ray W. Privette, age 89, of Indian Trail, passed away on April 6, 2018.

He was born in Union County on August 19, 1928, son of the late Simon and Bessie Privette. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Harold Privette and Guy Privette.

Ray is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Catherine R. Privette; his sons, David Privette (Vicki), and Jeffrey Privette (Kitty); his daughters, Amy Schallenkamp (Dan) and Laura West (Danny); his grandchildren, Shannon McSwain (Brandon), Mark Privette, Kristin Byrum (Aaron), Keri Wetherington (Ryan), Patrick Schallenkamp, Matthew Schallenkamp, Emily West and Carson West; and his six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Monday, April 9, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:00pm at Sardis Baptist Church in Indian Trail. A service to celebrate Ray's life will begin at 2:00pm with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Sardis Baptist Church's General Fund, 3602 Unionville-Indian Trail Rd. W., Indian Trail, NC 28079. McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe is serving the family of Mr. Privette.


  • Sardis Baptist Church Building Fund


  • Visitation Monday, April 9, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Monday, April 9, 2018

Ray W. Privette

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Vickie Greene

April 12, 2018

I worked with Ray for several years at Delmar. He was a very hard worker and a super nice man. I am so sorry for your loss. I know he will be missed.