Ted Presley


March 2, 1938 – March 20, 2020

Mr. Ted Presley, 82, died March 20, 2020, at Mobile Infirmary Hospital, Mobile, Ala. He was a resident of Perdido, Ala. 

Ted served 12 years in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the First Methodist Church, Atmore, Ala,; member of Gear Jammers Car Club of Baldwin County; life member of VFW Post 7016, Atmore, Ala.; Past Commander of American Legion Post 90, Atmore, Ala.; Past Master of Masonic Lodge 752, Perdido, Ala.; member of American Legion Riders Post 71, Hot Springs, S.D.; and a member of the Patriot Guard – riding so no veteran goes home alone. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Travis Morgan Presley; mother, Jessie Mae (Joyner) Presley; two sisters, Juanita Messer and Faye Stewart; and brother, Larry Presley.

Ted is survived by his spouse of 60 years, Jo Ann Lyerla Presley; son, Travis Morgan (Jessica) Presley, II of Perdido, Ala.; daughter, Sheila Ann (Dwayne, Jr.) Hinson of Gulf Shores, Ala.; and the light of his life, his three grandsons and three granddaughters.

Place of service and interment will be at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 34904 State Hwy. 225, Spanish Fort, Ala. Date and time to be determined.  Hughes Funeral Home, Daphne, Ala., is handling service arrangements for the family.

Because Ted had such a love for veterans, he would be honored to have any memorials sent to the American Legion Post 90, 101 W. Church St, Atmore, Ala. or American Legion Post 71, 1045 Jennings Ave., Hot Springs, S.D. 57747.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com.

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