Roy W. Pressley

Jun 24, 2012


LEICESTER - Roy Way Pressley, 82, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals.

A native of Graham County, he was the son of the late Hobert Vonroe and Nora Mae Mull Pressley.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gertie Jones Pressley, who died in 2004, and a grandson, Joshua Mills, who died in 1991.  Roy was a member of Pinnacle View Baptist Church and he enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.

He is survived by a daughter, Lois Mills of Leicester; two sons, Roy Eugene Pressley of Waynesville and Arthur Lane Pressley of Leicester; one sister, Laurine McCracken of Cherryville; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Tuesday June 26, 2012 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home with The Rev. Jim Bo Sneed and Reverend Jerry Sams officiating. Burial will follow at Grace United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until 2 the funeral home prior to the funeral service.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Pressley family. Words of comfort may be shared at