Mr. Tony Eugene Pressley, age 53 of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away on August 14, 2014 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Before Mr. Pressley’s retirement, he was a Fork Lift Operator at Kimble Chase Scientific and was also a Dishwasher at Shoney’s in Harriman. He served as a Calvary Scout with the 278th ACR TN Army National Guard. Tony was a loving husband, enjoyed making people laugh and playing with his pet dogs. Many children thought he was Santa Clause with his beard and he always did his best to help other people. Mr. Pressley is preceded in death by his Father, Chester Eugene; Father-in-law, Harold Whaley; brother, Sammy Griffin.
Wife: Michelle Whaley Pressley of Rockwood, TN
Mother: Barbara Pressley of Harriman, TN
Sisters: Tina Foland & husband, Eddie of Rockwood, TN
Anita Lee & husband, William of Rockwood, TN
Teresa Newman & husband, John of Kingston, TN
Loretta Wallace of Knoxville, TN
Brother: Eddie Pressley & wife, Jenna of Rockwood, TN
Mother-in-law:Mary Whaley of Harriman, TN
3 Beloved Pets: Bruno, Toby & Shalora
Visitation services will be held at Evans Mortuary on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 1:00-2:00 PM. Graveside will follow in Ollis Cemetery in Oliver Springs, Tennessee with Full Military Honors by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard with Bro. Dudley Evans officiating. The family requests memorials be made for funeral expenses to Evans Mortuary, PO Box 6, Rockwood, Tennessee. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Mr. Tony Eugene Pressley.