Mr. Monty Robert Treadway, age 65, Jonesborough, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018 after an extended illness surrounded by family and friends.
Monty was born in Jonesborough on November 20, 1952. He was the son of the late William Robert “Bill” & Myrtle Luella Johnson Treadway.
He graduated from Lamar High School and started on a long and prosperous career. He worked in the Transportation Department at the State of Tennessee. He also worked for Vaughn & Melton Engineer Company as a Surveyor. In November 1985 he began his career in the Washington County Property Assessors Office as a Deputy Assessor. After fifteen years of service, he ran a successful campaign and became the Assessor of Property in September 2000, serving in this capacity until retirement. He was recognized as the 2004 and 2006 East Tennessee Assessor of the year. Monty decided to come out of retirement in 2014 and campaign for the office of Washington County Trustee. Again, running a successful campaign, becoming Trustee of Washington County for the past four years. Retiring August 31, 2018. He served as the Director of the Washington County Farm Bureau since 2013, and a member of Washington County Cattlemen’s Association.
Monty has freely expressed his devout faith in God and was a member of Enon Baptist Church and attended Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church for several years.
Survivors include his wife, Connie Sinks Treadway; grandson, John Thomas Sinks, who always called him “Bubba”; one sister, Belinda Treadway Taylor (Jim), who he always referred to as “Sis”; Keith Stanton, a friend he called his “little brother”; best friend since early school days, Sammy Stanton (Cathy); nephew, Bill Campbell (Margaret); nieces, Melissa Davis (Michael), and Angela Shelton (Adam); several great nieces and great nephew, numerous cousins and close friends.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Friday, September 28, 2018 at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church with the Gospel Song Service following at 7:00 pm with Mr. Michael Brown and Pastor Rich Mullins officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted 1:00 pm Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Sevier’s Cemetery with Minister Charles Fitzsimmons officiating. The family request friends meet at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home at 12:15 pm Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Keith Stanton, Greg Stanton, Randy Stanton, Sam Stanton, Kevin Moore, Chris Renfro, Brian Woodfin, Tommy Johnson, Jr. and Marty Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Bruce Thompson, Bobby Howell, Tommy Johnson, Sr., Jim Brant, Curtis Lynn, Doyle Cloyd and the Senior “Men’s Class of Mt. Carmel”.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ballad Health Hospice Division 2335 Knob Creek Suite 101 Johnson City, TN 37604 or St. Jude’s Research Center 501 St. Jude’s Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|Dear Connie and family,
I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of Monty. I just read of
his homegoing today and I am sad that I was not able to
attend his services. He was one of the nicest people I have
ever worked with in any capacity.
May the Lord bless you and give you peace....Vivian Eckerson|
|My heart goes out to the family members of Monty. I
hope they find peace and kindness, knowing that he
would have wanted everyone to do so. |
||Raymond Rice and family
|Sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful person and will be
||Susan and Frank Reinhardt
|Our hearts are saddened by the passing of Monty.
We remember him always having a warm smile and
being so friendly and caring. Monty has had
prayers for a while now, but we will continue
praying for the special family. We ask God to hold
you in the palm of His hand and cover you with His
perfect peace. With love- Susan and Frank
Psalm 147:3 God heals the brokenhearted and
bandages their wounds.|
||Linda Barfield Lindsey
|Dearest Connie and family,
Sending my Deepest Sympathy to you for the loss on the loss
of your loved one, Monte. I’m so saddened for you all.
Love and prayers, Linda|
||Steve C Phillips
|Monty is my 2nd cousin. I have fond memories of Monty growing up and attending Lamar High School|
||Paul and Debbie Masters
|Dear Family, We are so sorry for your loss. We
always enjoyed talking with him when our paths
crossed. It was wonderful being Treadway cousins.
May God Bless You in the days ahead. Love and
Prayers, Paul, Debbie & Landon Masters and Frances
|My heart goes out to Monty's REAL family, Belinda, Sam and Cathy. I grew up with him being in our family lots of memories but one of the funniest memory is at Christmas when he along with his best friend (my other brother in law Sam Stanton) wrapped a pig's tail up as my gift from them. I thought how sweet, then I opened the gift not really sweet but funny. Circumstances changed and by law he wasn't my brother in law but REALLY he will always be in our family. Monty will be missed.
|Sorry to hear of the passing of Monty. We are sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Bro. Cline and Carol Franklin, Janey and Roger Cutshall, and Julie and Scott Ward|
||Sue Chinouth and Family
|Dear Connie and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Monty's death. He was
always a gentleman and a pleasure to know. We will
miss seeing him and always appreciated his letting
us purchase hay from him. We regret not being
able to attend the services but Mother isn't able
at this time. She will visit you later at home.
Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.|
||John Deakins Jr
|Very sorry I can’t be there Monty was a great friend and a
special person and always took time to talk to me or anyone
He will be truly missed.
I know he is with the Lord and doing fine.|
|Monty was one of the kindest men that I have
known. Loved by many people from all walks of
life. A professional at any job he did.|
|Sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed on our Farm Bureau Board. My prayers are with you.|
|Always a true gentleman. The same every time you met
Monty. Just a really nice guy. Had a lot of interactions with him
in both offices. Always helpful. Will miss seeing him at
||BILLY B. STOOTS
|Words can't describe the loss we have encountered.
Monty was on of our good and best friends. We sit at
the basketball games at David Crockett together.
Always had a smile on his face. He will be missed.
Thoughts and Prayers go out to Connie Sinks who I
went to school with and graduated with. God Bless
this family in the many days ahead.|
|Dear Connie. I am sad to learn of your great loss. I send loving energy
for now and the weeks and months to come. I know there’s nothing I
can say right now to make things better, but I will always be here.|