Ronnie Lee “Ron” Pressley, 65, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, after a hard-fought battle with cancer.
He was born April 22, 1947, in Clintwood, Va., to Gladys and Everett Pressley.
Ron had been a resident of Punta Gorda since 1960. He is a 1965 graduate of Charlotte High School.
He is survived by his mother, Gladys; his wife of 45 years, Sharon; sons, Ronnie “Lee” Jr. (Dawn) and Jody (Dawn); grandchildren, Hunter, Reaghan, Riley and Grace; and many extended family members and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 635 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. A celebration of his life will be held at the Pressley residence at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 992 Tamiami Trail, Unit C-2, Port Charlotte, FL 33953, or via www.cancer.org. Please visit www.kays-ponger.com to leave the family condolences and to sign the online guestbook.
Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services.