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Billy Jay Pressley

May 22, 1956 ~ September 8, 2021 (age 65)


Billy Jay Pressley, 65, of the Dick Branch Community in Robbinsville, NC, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at his residence.

A native of Graham County, he was the son of the late Johnny and Nellie Roselle Waldroup Pressley.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Pressley.

He is survived by his daughter, Vonna Jade Pressley of Hayesville, NC; his sons, Billy Zebulon Pressley of Murphy, NC, Fitchue Morrison of Livingston, TX, Weldon Brooks of Robbinsville, NC, and Atlas Brooks of Kernersville, NC; his brothers, Lloyd Pressley and David Pressley, both of Robbinsville, NC, and Kenny (Glenda) Pressley of Blairsville, GA; and his sisters, Shirley Hannah (Dock) and Helen Pressley, both of Dawsonville, GA; Joyce Miller (Michael), Lois Satterfield (David), and Brenda Powell (John), all of Robbinsville, NC.  His grandchildren are Arryana Pressley, Hailey Roselle Pressley, Olivia Verner, Rylie Kendrick, Wesson Kendrick, and Leeland Kendrick.

Graveside services will be held at 12:30 pm Friday, September 10, 2021, at Pressley Family Cemetery on Dick Branch Road.  Reverend Josh Ledford will officiate.

Due to the risk of exposure to COVID, facial coverings and social distancing are required for those attending the service.

Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Pressley family.  An online register is available at

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Graveside Service
September 10, 2021

12:30 PM
Pressley Family Cemetery
Dick Branch Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

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