Timothy "Tim" Jerry Pressley
Timothy "Tim" Jerry Pressley
November 12, 1941 - June 16, 2020

Tim Pressley

Timothy "Tim" Jerry Pressley, 78, of Palatka, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Putnam Community Medical Center following an extended illness. He was born Nov. 12, 1941 in Canton, NC to Fred and Ellie Chambers Pressley. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy. Tim had worked as a Millwright at Georgia Pacific for 39 years having retired in 2004. He was an avid NASCAR fan especially for Dale Earnhardt, Sr. He was an exceptional mechanic and loved working on old cars and pocket watches.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Pressley; four sisters, Berlyn Cole, Beatrice Smathers, Evelyn Shaw and Margaret Carter and a brother, Horace “Mutt” Pressley.

Surviving are his wife of 33 years, Beverly Pressley; two daughters, Tracy Pressley of Lecanto, FL and Nita James (Dickie Lynn) of Palatka; one son-in-law, Jeff Parrish; three grandchildren, Joseph Christopher Parrish of Ft Bragg, NC, Kelcey Parrish of Palatka and Coty Tate of Knoxville, TN, Terry Earhart (Candy) of Bluntsville, TN who was like a son to him and several nieces and nephew.

At Tim’s request, he will be cremated and no services are planned.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Rodeheavers Boys Ranch, 380 Boys Ranch Rd., Palatka, FL 32177

Messages of comfort or sympathy may be expressed on his on line guestbook at www.themastersfuneralhomes.com.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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