Grady Tate Presley

February 9, 1943 ~ January 27, 2022 (age 78)

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Grady Tate Presley, 78, life long resident of Tippah County, passed away Thursday January 27, 2022, surrounded by family in the comfort of his home.
  Funeral Services honoring the life on Mr. Presley will be 12 noon, Monday January 31, 2022 in the Heritage Chapel of The Ripley Funeral Home will Bro. Doc Shelton and Bro. W. C. Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in Chapman Church of Christ Cemetery.
  Mr. Presley was born February 9, 1943 in Tippah County to the late Robert and Almedia Ketchum Presley. He received his education from Centre School and on August 1, 1964 he married his beloved wife, Martha Stroupe Presley who survives. A valued custodian with Ripley Elementary School for 12 years, Mr. Presley truly enjoyed his job and knew that children make life so important.
  A Christian, hobbies included bird and coon hunting, riding horses, fishing, and outdoor activities. Mr. Presley had so much love for his family, especially his much adored grandchildren. He taught his family that having somewhere to go is home, having someone to love is family, and to have both is a blessing. He truly was a blessing to everyone who knew and loved him.
  Visitation will be 5 PM until 8 PM, Sunday January 30, 2022 and will continue Monday January 31, 2022 at The Ripley Funeral Home.
  In addition to his wife of 57 years, memories will be shared by two daughters, Rhonda Jones(Chris) and Rebecca Davis(Josh), one son, Randy Presley(Susan), one brother, Tom Presley(Bobbie), one sister, Jan Richardson(Billy), eight grandchildren, Megan Williams(Paul), Julie Wentz(Hunter Mullins), Heather Ewing, Cody Presley, Tyler Presley, Alex Jones, Clay Davis, and Carter Davis, four great grandchildren, Riley Presley, Abraham Ewing, Veda Ewing, and Forrest Mullins.
  He is also preceded in death by four siblings, Guyton Presley, Harold Presley, Billie Floyd, and Elsie Wood.
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January 30, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ripley Funeral Home
1011 ity Ave. North
Ripley, MS 38663

Funeral Service
January 31, 2022

12:00 PM
Ripley Funeral Home
1011 ity Ave. North
Ripley, MS 38663