Gary Douglas Pressnell

December 5, 1948 - September 6, 2021
Gary Douglas Pressnell

Mr.Gary Douglas Pressnell 72, of Wilmington, NC died Monday, September 6, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical with his family at his side.

Gary was born in Athens, Alabama December 5, 1948, the son of the late Douglas Cecil Pressnell, and is survived by his mother Edith Shores Pressnell New Ellington, SC. He was an Independent Insurance Agent, specializing in Financial Planning.

Surviving in addition to his mother he was also survived by his wife of 25 years Martha Sharpe Pressnell; sons Troy Pressnell; Joseph Pressnell and wife Deanna; Timothy Pressnell and wife Nikki; Randy Pickard and wife Bethany; Megan P. Graham and husband Wayne; three sisters Marcia Glover; Cindy Augustine; Mary Jane Brooks; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services will be held at a later date.

The family request memorials be directed to the American Heart Association 116 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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  • September 08, 2021
    Linda Nalley Al-Jabere lit a candle:
    Lit since September 8, 2021 at 9:29:13 PM

  • September 13, 2021
    Larry Lynn says:
    So very sorry for your loss. May God comfort Ms Edith, Marsha, Cindy, Mary Jane and all of Gary's family,

  • September 13, 2021
    Johnny Johnson says:
    Cindy, Murl and Family, my condolences on the passing of Mr. Gary.