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Elgardo Pressley

August 19, 1961 - August 12, 2023
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Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes
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Jacqueline (Jackie) Smith Marcus
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Nora Searcy
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Cynthia E. Moore
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Bonita Morgan Johnson
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Angela Giles Payne C/O 79
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Roderic Dickerson
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Misty Lewis
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Dustin Blanchfield
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Marguerite Moore
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Tristan Hullett
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Visitation
Mauldin Methodist Church
100 E Butler Rd,
Mauldin, SC 29662
(864) 288-4728 | Map
Saturday 8/19, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Service
Mauldin Methodist Church
100 E Butler Rd,
Mauldin, SC 29662
(864) 288-4728 | Map
Saturday 8/19, 12:00 pm

The “Late, Great” Elgardo Pressley transitioned to his reward on August 12, 2023. Affectionately known as “D.O.G.” Elgardo was born August 19, 1961 in Opelika, AL to the late James and Rosetta Pressley. At an early age, he united with the Bell Missionary Baptist Church of Auburn, AL. When his family moved from Auburn backContinue Reading

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Jacqueline (Jackie) Smith Marcus left a message on August 22, 2023:
My sincere condolence to the family. God be with you.
DJ Norris left a message on August 20, 2023:
You will be missed! Thank you for all the laughs and lessons!
Nora Searcy left a message on August 19, 2023:
In memory of Elgardo Pressley, Nora Searcy lit a candle
Cynthia E. Moore left a message on August 19, 2023:
My condolences to the Pressley family. Elgardo you will be missed.
Bonita Morgan Johnson left a message on August 19, 2023:
Gardo will truly be missed. He was there for many classmates who suffered the loss of their parents. He came to Opelika every chance he got. We swapped "Roll Tide" and "War Eagle" in a friendly manner, that's what classmates do. My deepest condolences to his family and friends!!! Class of 1979
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Janice McDade left a message on August 19, 2023:
I was heartbroken when I heard of the passing of Elgardo.Praying for you Loretta & family. Class of “79”
Carla Bouknight left a message on August 18, 2023:
Elgardo, Elgardo, Elgardo! I will definetly miss you! You were such a light that kept true to yourself and could always change the dynamic of any room you walk in. The laughs, the jokes, the Clemson/Bama trash talk will stay with me as memories forever! The gentle giant that had the biggest heart, shall live in our hearts forever. Rest easy my friend! Fly free!!
Angela Giles Payne C/O 79 left a message on August 18, 2023:
Prayers and Condolences to the Family Heaven gained a Genuine Soul. Class Reunions won't be the same RIP CLASSMATE.
Roderic Dickerson left a message on August 18, 2023:
A humble giant ! RIP , my friend Go with God your work here is done , what a gift ! Love ya, Rod....
Sherrel Wheeler Stewart left a message on August 18, 2023:
I was blessed to meet Gardo the first week he landed on campus at Bama in 1979. We shared some of the best times of college life at football games, parties, and pretending to study in the library. I know that Gardo is resting from his labor and is no longer in pain, but I will truly miss our football season checkins to talk about the Crimson Tide. I will keep the family in my prayers.
Jennifer Medlock left a message on August 17, 2023:
Pressley family, I am so sorry for your great loss. Now, knowing his love of music, I’m flattered that you all regularly attended our service at Mauldin. I loved seeing you all come in and enjoy the music. Elgardo will certainly be missed at Mauldin Methodist. Hope to see you all soon. Prayers and love to you all. Jennifer Medlock
Sharon Johnson left a message on August 17, 2023:
Loretta my sincere condolences to you and your family I pray that God will give you strength during this time, I will miss my friend.
Furman Bobby and Ronnie Babb left a message on August 17, 2023:
Loretta so very sorry for your loss Egardo was a good man
Misty Lewis left a message on August 16, 2023:
To Loretta and family, Edgardo was truly a special,wonderful person! I pray that God supply you and the family with an abundance of strength to carry you through always❣ Much love to you and the family ♥️
Jerry L. Jackson left a message on August 16, 2023:
My heartfelt condolences to Loretta and the family.
Arnold W. Herd left a message on August 16, 2023:
To the Pressley Family, you have my deepest sympathy. Elgardo was truly my best friend. I miss you my brother. Sincerely, Arnold Herd
Dustin Blanchfield left a message on August 16, 2023:
You will be missed but never forgotten.
Marguerite Moore left a message on August 16, 2023:
My sincere condolences to the family.
Sijia and Jessica left a message on August 16, 2023:
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Faithful Blessings Bouquet was purchased for the family of Elgardo Pressley by Sijia and Jessica. Send Flowers
A tree was also planted in memory of Elgardo Pressley
Sijia Hughes left a message on August 16, 2023:
I am so sorry he has left us. I enjoyed working with him, he always brings the sunshine to a stressful day at work and he is so funny and kind with a big heart, he surely will be missed by many. Condolences and prayers to the family and Rest in Peace Elgardo.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Jason Hunter left a message on August 16, 2023:
Forever grateful for the memories we had together. Forever thankful for the lessons you taught me. Thank you for being yourself. You are loved and I miss you. You inspired me to take the same career path as you. The impact that you left on me and others will be idolized for eternity. Thank you for giving me your time. I cherished it. Those moments meant everything. Thank you.
Tristan Hullett left a message on August 15, 2023:
Elgardo was a great boss, friend, lunch buddy etc. He was such a loving, supportive, kind, compassionate man. I will miss his smile, his humor and hearing him call me “sunshine” For Elgardo’s family I know this is a difficult time for you all. You are not suffering alone. He touched many peoples lives and lots of us are truly hurting. Prayers for healing and grace.
Valerie Bennett left a message on August 15, 2023:
In memory of Elgardo Pressley, Valerie Bennett lit a candle
Andrea Echeverria left a message on August 15, 2023:
You will be so missed, great professional with a sense of humor that will light the day My condolences, sending love and peace to his family in this hard time Heavens waits for you my dear & funny colleague. Thanks for sharing your light hearted in the office space that I had the opportunity to know you
Judi Gregory left a message on August 15, 2023:
In memory of Elgardo Pressley, Judi Gregory lit a candle
Wiliam Cheloni left a message on August 15, 2023:
Elgardo was great professional here at ZF. I loved talking with him. He will be missed deeply. May the Lord strength the family in this difficult time and give us hope to meet him back when Jesus comes.
Steve Horton left a message on August 15, 2023:
It was great knowing you king always looked forward to the college football season at work for us to talk about the bama games #Rolltide4life may you rest peacefully
Selena Pickens left a message on August 15, 2023:
I am so sorry for your loss! You have always spoke so fondly of your husband and all of the many adventures your family has had over the years! Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!
Shannon Rhymer left a message on August 14, 2023:
Rest in peace boss man. Your stories, humor and wisdom will be missed.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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