Gregory Stewart Pressley

gregory pressley

August 30, 1964 ~ October 11, 2021

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Gregory S. (Greg) Pressley, age 57, finished his journey to heaven on Monday, October 11, 2021.

Greg was born in Buncombe County on August 30, 1964 to Billy L. Pressley and Lottie W. Pressley. He was in the Marine Corp. and graduate with high honors. He was later employed with Nascar, which he enjoyed very much. As time progressed, he opened his own business, WNC Barbell, which he was the owner, and retired at age 57. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed bike riding and helping others in need. Greg was blessed with cherished friends from all walks of life.

Surviving are his father, Bill Pressley; daughters Jamie and Danielle Pressley; grandson Lincoln; brother Jeff Pressley and his wife Dawn; and niece and nephew, Anna and Tyler Pressley.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021, a the Ridgeway Baptist Church Cemetery, with Rev. Jackie Collins officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of Animals or a charity of your choice.


Graveside Service: October 15, 2021 2:00 pm

Ridgeway Baptist Church Cemetery
525 Old US Highway 19-23
Candler, NC 28715


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Jeff and Dawnie,
    We are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love you, sweet friends!
    Buddy and Susan

  2. We’re so sad to learn of Greg’s passing. He was such a great guy, and seemed to have a knack for making people laugh. Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.

  3. So sorry for your loss. Greg was a great person with a heart of gold. He will be missed and I will have all of you in my prayers!

  4. Bill and family, We are so very sorry to hear about the loss of your sweet Greg. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    The Charles Allen Family
    Marilyn, Mike, Janice and Marty

  5. Greg was a great guy with a big heart and a friend to many. May God rest your soul you’re gonna be missed my friend. praying for the Pressley family

  6. My condolences and prayers to his family. He was a great guy! I was his sales rep for tanning when he owned the gym.

  7. Dear Family,
    I’m so sorry to hear about Greg. He will be missed coming into Food Lion. You all are in my thoughts during this difficult time.


  8. So sorry to hear this about Greg’s passing .
    Prayers for all the family and friends for comfort and peace.

  9. Proud to have called Greg my friend for many years.RIP brother you will be missed.My thoughts and prayers are with Greg’s family.

  10. My heart was sadden to hear of Greg’s passing. It’s so hard to believe and really makes you pause and think about your own life. Prayers and healing to all. Godspeed Greg!

  11. Bill and family,
    We’re so sorry for your loss.
    May you find comfort and peace in the wonderful memories of Greg.

    Scott, Dorothy, Jeremy Williams

  12. So very sorry to hear of Greg’s passing. What a great loss to the Enka community. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  13. Bill & family, We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God wrap his loving arms around each one of you.

  14. My sympathy goes to Greg’s family. Before my husband died we were regular members at the gym. I’m glad we had the chance to know Greg. I’m sure he will be missed by so many.

  15. Greg was a wonderful person. Had the pleasure of knowing him most of my life. He will be surely missed. Praying for the family.

  16. Dear Bill and Family, I am so very sorry for your great loss. I pray the sweet Holy Spirit will embrace you all in His loving arms and give you all the comfort and peace that only He can give. I pray in Jesus’s Holy Name. Amen

  17. Greg was such a great guy. He was born to be a leader. Everyone always knew in high school that he would go on to greater things. I was in the class of 85 with Jeff and my wife Sheila was in the class of 83. We will keep the family in our prayers. Love you all. #Enka Strong

  18. Will always be thankful for the opportunity you gave me Greg and all the great memories made while working for you at WNC Barbell and Garrett and Megan’s “Home away from Home” place. They loved helping me set up for my classes and hanging out with you and the rest of the gang. RIP Greg ❤️

  19. Greg, thank you so much for serving our country and allowing us our freedoms. Always a pleasure to see you. I will miss you pal.

  20. Greg-
    Oh how you will be missed, my heart hurts knowing you are not with us. But, you are walking
    street of gold, and seeing your precious momma. You will always hold a very special place in my heart. You touched so many lives.
    Bill and family, So sorry for your loss. Will be praying for God to give you comfort and peace.

  21. Greg was an awesome person. I will always remember our last conversation. God speed my friend see on the other side.

  22. My friend you will be sorely missed. It’s hard for me to believe you are gone. You were just in my office and you will always be a part of me.
    To the family, I am sorry for your loss and hope you will find comfort and peace in the coming time.

  23. Oh my friend, it is hard for me to believe you are gone. You were just in my office and will be sorely missed.
    To the family, I hope you find peace and comfort in the coming time.

  24. Bill and Prssley Familv. I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved son…..he went to school, with my Daughter…my heart breaks ….may he RIP and fly with the Angels

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