Malin Craig “Boone” Threatt, 80, of Bamberg, passed away during the early hours of Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 22, in the Cooner Funeral Home chapel, Bamberg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home Friday.

He was born in White Plains, Chesterfield County, on Sept. 29, 1935, the third son of Herman H. and Ruby G. Threatt. His brothers, Heywood “Red” and Richard Threatt, preceded him in death. Boone and his brothers came to Bamberg at an early age to attend Carlisle Military School. After graduation, he was a lifelong educator and school administrator, having taught and coached for many years at Carlisle. He was a principal of Bamberg–Ehrhardt High School, Denmark Elementary School and at other schools. He attended The Citadel and the University of South Carolina and was a graduate of both institutions. He also attended Wake Forest, Appalachian State and North Carolina State. Boone was am employeed of the Department of Corrections, from which he retired in the early 1990s. He was a member of First and Ashton Baptist Church of Bamberg and an avid lover of sports.

He was formerly married to Nancy Hand Threatt Green of Bamberg and had two sons, Craig (Karen) and Chris Threatt, also of Bamberg; two grandchildren, Lauren and Richard Threatt; and two great-grandchildren, Wylie and Ashton.

Cooner Funeral Home LLC is assisting the family.

Posted in: The Times And Democrat

Posted on: 2016-04-21

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