Robert Earl Presley

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Robert Earl Presley, 57, of Purdy, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020, at his home.

He was born Aug. 18, 1962, in Kansas City, the son of Robert Elijah and Betty June (Jackson) Presley. On Oct. 3, 2015, he was united in marriage to Sabrina Fields, who survives. Also surviving are his mother, Betty Gulley of Verona; two sons, Robert Anthony Presley and his wife Stacie of Stotts City, and Christian Kimbrough of Purdy; three daughters, Melissa Bonnow and her husband Jason of Wentworth, Jennifer Harmon and her husband Levi of Newtonia, and Caressa Arioto of Purdy; one brother, William Sidney Gulley and his wife Linda of League City, Texas; three sisters, Barbara June Moyer of Aurora, and Brenda Joyce Wolfe and Bonita JoAnn Craft and her husband Donnie, all of Verona; and 14 grandchildren.

Preceding him in death was his father.

He graduated from high school in Niangua. At the age of 19, he moved to Macks Creek, remaining there a few years. For 30 years, he worked at Tysonís and Schreiber Foods, retiring as a 20-year employee from Schreiberís. He then started his own trucking business, which was a life-long dream.

Services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

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