Obituary: Douglas L. “Doug” Presley Sr.



Douglas L. “Doug” Presley Sr., 64, Noblesville, died July 26 at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1952 in Knoxville, Tenn.

Doug was a 20-year veteran of the United States Air Force, retiring as Master Sergeant, and also worked for Navient (Sallie Mae) for the past fifteen years. He was active in church leadership, technology support and various other church ministries. His loving family, and his faithful friends will especially miss Doug. After a lengthy battle with cancer, he will be remembered for his incredible wit and tender spirit.

Doug is survived by his wife, Susan Presley, children Douglas L. (Brooke) Presley, Jr., Amy (Tony) Ruiz, Michael (Sheri) Presley, Christopher Presley and Sarah (Jessie) Corum, grandchildren Alyssa Cobb, Drew Ruiz, Sean Presley, Aidan Ruiz, Shelby Cobb, Owen Presley, Wade Presley, Bryce Presley, Ella Presley and Logan Presley and siblings, Gene Presley, David Frady, and Jackie Frady.

He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Presley,  mother Audrey (Simpson) Isbell, sister Betty Loreen and brother Jimmy Presley.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142; or Sally Burton Food Pantry c/o St. Louis de Montfort Catholic Church, 11441 Hague Rd., Fishers, IN 46038.


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