Kenneth L. Brett age 71, of Shoals, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Loogootee Healthcare and Rehab. He was born August 24, 1947 in Washington to Robert and Blanche (Hovis) Brett. He married Carolyn Jackson on December 17, 1976 in Shoals.
Kenneth was a 1965 Graduate of Shoals High School, worked for CSX Railroad from the Mitchell Headquarters, attended Hickory Ridge United Methodist Church, was a member of the Shoals American Legion and was a Veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He loved fishing on Brett family farm ponds, farming, raising beef with family and loved coon hunting.
He is survived by his wife, two sons, Joshua Brett of Shoals and Brian (Sabine) Parson of Lobbach, Germany; one daughter, Amy (Larry) Carpenter of Celestine; ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard Brett of Shoals and Roger Brett of Shoals; and one sister, Lois Brett of Shoals.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Robert Wayne and a sister Wilma Alllen.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Thursday at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals with Bro. Marvin Lagle officiating. Burial will be in the Hickory Ridge Cemetery with Military Rites presented by the Shoals American Legion. Visitation will be 4-8 PM Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Chapel.
The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the arrangements.