Presswood, Bill (Cleveland)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Bill Presswood, 89, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Sunday evening, August 3, 2014 in a Chattanooga health care facility. 

Mr. Presswood was the son of the late Arlie Lee McKee Presswood and Frank Presswood; and was also preceded in death by his step-mother, Gertrude Presswood; his wife, Retha Kate Gaston Presswood; his son, Bill Presswood Jr.; his son-in-law, Jim Golden; his sisters, Helen Pate, Linda Presswood Suggs, Evelyn Jeanette Lee and Barbara Jean Presswood; and his nephew, Chad Presswood.

Mr. Presswood was a W. W. II Navy Veteran serving as a signalman on the L.S.T. 474, landing ship tank. He owned and operated Presswood Wrecker for over 30 years. He was an active member of the L.S.T. Organization where he and his shipmates would work to restore some of the transport ships. Mr. Presswood was a member of the Evening Light Gospel Tabernacle.

Survivors include his daughters, Sheila Willson and her husband Richard and Connie Golden all of Cleveland; his grandchildren, Jason Carson Presswood, Tyler Nye Presswood, Lindsey Willson, Jenna Willson, Natalie Golden, Ryan Golden, John Hensley and Steven Hensley; several great-grandchildren; his step-son, Johnny Hensley of Cleveland; his sister, Virginia Presswood Davis; his brother, Larry Presswood of Cleveland; his special friend, Bertha McKee; and several nieces and nephews.

The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted Wednesday, August 6, at 4 p.m. from the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with his brother, Larry Presswood officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Hill Cemetery with family and friends serving as casket bearers. Military honors will be given. 

The Jim Rush Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. 


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