Kairat Pressley

kairat pressley

February 14, 1992 ~ August 9, 2021

Born in: Pavlodar, Kazakhstan
Resided in: Candler, NC

Kairat Pressley, 29, of Candler, NC, passed away Monday, August 9, 2021.

Surviving are his father, Donald Gary Pressley, Jr. and wife Elizabeth Skye Pressley, and mother Sarah Sloan Hughes; paternal grandparents, Donald Gary Pressley, Sr. and Darlene Allen Pressley; maternal grandparents, Dr. Alton Hughes and Jane Hughes; grandparents, Tina and Haskell Connor; sisters, Karina Pressley, Sloan Pressley Hinson (Tucker), and Elizabeth Scarlett Mae Pressley; brothers, Misha Pressley, Tyler Pressley, and Logan Pressley; aunt and uncle Rebecca and Daniel Pressley and their children, Bradley, Alisha, and Alisha’s son Elijah Pressley; aunt and uncle Amanda and Willie Warren and their children, Alton, Lane and Shallie Warren; and cousins, Hallie and Bryce Connor.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 17, in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with Rev. Jimmy Dykes officiating. Interment will follow at Piney Mountain Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.


Funeral Service: August 17, 2021 11:00 am

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


Visitation: August 16, 2021 6:00 pm - June 19, 2024 8:00 pm

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



Piney Mountain UM Church Cemetery
14 Piney Mountain Church Rd.
Candler, NC 28715

(828) 667-3031

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  1. To karait’s family, parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts,uncles. We send our prayer, love and support for you all at this time. Unable to be there, but prayers cover so much more than our presence ever could love you folks and will keep you in our hearts and prayers as you say goodbye. GOD BLESS YOU ALL AuntBarbara & Uncle Rex.

  2. So sorry for your loss. Prayers to family and friends in the days ahead πŸ™ ❀ Sorry I can’t be there but we are thinking of you guys.

  3. We’ll miss you so much. You were so happy and always looking for adventures. Any one that needed help, you were right there. Now you’re on the biggest adventure you’ll ever be on. Shine on sweet boy. We will always love you!πŸ˜₯πŸ’–

  4. Dooley and Skye and to the rest of his family, I am so sorry for your loss. We are praying for all of you! God Blessing upon you during this time. Much love to you all…

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