Jefferson N.L. Treadwell Sr.

08/19/2010 12:00 AM |

Jefferson Treadwell Sr.

Jefferson Naquawn Lawrence Treadwell Sr. of Greenport died there July 18 at Eastern Long Island Hospital. He was 23.

He was born Oct. 29, 1986, in Brooklyn to Frank Treadwell and Keasha Lawrence King. He was raised in Greenport and graduated from Greenport High School.

According to his family, Mr. Treadwell was a stay-at-home father who enjoyed dirtbiking, pedal biking, paintball and motorcycles.

He is survived by his fiancà e, Denise Smith of Greenport; his mother and stepfather, Keasha and Fred King of Greenport; his father, of South Carolina; his son, Jefferson Jr.; and his siblings, Kendra King, Stephanie King and Kyla Smiley, all of Greenport, Frank and Anthony, both of New York City, April Harrigan and Anna, both of Queens, Howard, of Albany, Laure Hicks of Brooklyn, Peggy Elliott of Georgia, Derrick Hendrix of Staten Island and Lisa Harris of Detroit, Mich.

The family received visitors July 27 at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport. Funeral services were held July 28 at Jefferson Temple Church of God in Christ, Cutchogue, with the Rev. Eugene Jefferson officiating. Interment followed at Sterling Cemetery in Greenport.

Memorial donations may be made to the Jefferson N.L. Treadwell Jr. College Fund at any branch of Capital One Bank.