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“Happy Fathers Day In Heaven !! I LOVE U & MISSED YOU DEARLY!!! ”
1 of 42 | Posted by: Sakinah Smith - NJ

“Happy Fathers Day In Heaven !! I LOVE U & MISSED YOU DEARLY!!! ”
2 of 42 | Posted by: Sakinah Smith - NJ

“Kevin, you were my "little brother' and I will never ever forget you. All the fun we shared, the laughs, the tears and you throwing away my "Jimmy...Read More »
3 of 42 | Posted by: Deborah Pressey Ward - Boston, MA

“To Wanda Brown,My Prayers and Sympathy are with you,God Bless you and My always and keep you safe in his arms forever..I Love You,Melainee... ”
4 of 42 | Posted by: Melainee Johnson - Paterson, NJ

“Angela, I am sorry to hear about your loss! May GOD continue to give you the strength needed in this trying time. ”
5 of 42 | Posted by: Jayme Anderson-McNeil - Norcross, GA

“Kevin I am so sad you are gone . I use to love when my grandparents would bring me and the grandkids to your house and we use to sneak to your room...Read More »
6 of 42 | Posted by: candace fairley (Bello) - NY

“He was Certainly A favorite Of Richards .He was Funny He Said to me that I would have a baby every year which made me mad cause I had just had a...Read More »
7 of 42 | Posted by: Deborah Pressey - Brooklyn, NY

“Thanks for all the kind words you've all placed on my Daddies Site!!! My Dad will be Missed Dearly , especially by Me!!! Hes the Worlds Greatest Dad ...Read More »
8 of 42 | Posted by: Sakinah - NJ

“I am so sorry for your lost. Kevin and I grew up together on East 18th Street. We also attended ps 21. and East Side. I often thought of all the...Read More »
9 of 42 | Posted by: Denise Smith - Chesapeake, VA

“To The Pressey Family, My deepest sympathy to you and your family, so shocked to hear of your lost, I went to EHS with Kevin class of "74" always...Read More »
10 of 42 | Posted by: LINDA MUCKLE-BROWN - Paterson, NJ

“To The Pressey Family, Kevin you will dearly be missed. We give our condolences to the family and hope that you will find strength during this...Read More »
11 of 42 | Posted by: Marilyn Mobley - Union, NJ

“I can't express my shock at finding out Kev is no longer with us. I knew Kev since I was in the 5th grade at School 21. My heartfelt condolences go...Read More »
12 of 42 | Posted by: Cheryl Oree - College Park, GA

“My deepest condolence to the Pressey Family, Ive known Kevin for a lot of years. I just saw him about 2 weeks ago. He is really gonna be missed by a...Read More »
13 of 42 | Posted by: Barbara Payton - paterson, NJ

“To the family: My sincere and deepest condolences to you all. Take comfort in knowing that he is in a better place. I have know KP for mamy, many...Read More »
14 of 42 | Posted by: Deborah - Paterson, NJ

“To the Pressey family i would like to offer the condolences of me and my family. Kevin was a friend, and we shared a lot of laughs over the years. My...Read More »
15 of 42 | Posted by: Vernon Williams - Raeford, NJ

“My deepest condolences to the family, I remember many days when kevin and chucky (chuck a luck) would sit on the porch and laugh for hours.What a...Read More »
16 of 42 | Posted by: Phyllis T Deal - Hartford, CT

“Angie, and Marlon, OMG, we were such good friends back in the day, you me Big Al(Alfonso), Keisha and Little Al used to go on our family outings...Read More »
17 of 42 | Posted by: Willa Robinson - Petersurg, VA

“My dear friend our friendship will never be forgotten,rest in peace you are one of God's angels with that personality plus. Love you KP ”
18 of 42 | Posted by: Shirley Peterkin Roberts - GA

“I was very shocked to hear about Kevin passing. We went to EHS"74". He was a very nice person. May GOD comfort the family during there time of...Read More »
19 of 42 | Posted by: Belinda(Watkins)Grant - GA

“To Angela, Sakinah & the Pressey Family, Sorry to hear about your loss of Kevin. My heart goes out to all of you during this difficult time. I...Read More »
20 of 42 | Posted by: Rona Myers - Ballston Spa, NY

“Kev was one of my favorite students at EHS. Always had a smile and easy going personality. I also enjoyed him as a member of my JV basketball team....Read More »
21 of 42 | Posted by: bk kirkland - N. Potomac, MD

“I'm sorry to hear about Kevin's passing. May God be with the Family and loved ones at this sad and most unfortunate time. ”
22 of 42 | Posted by: Ronnie Jenkins - Syracuse, NY

“My heart is hurting deeply. The last time I saw you in the hospital, I ask God to wake you up for I said he is just sleeping. However God knew best,...Read More »
23 of 42 | Posted by: Debra Roberts - NJ

“THE"PRESSEY FAMILY" We would like to extend our deepest sympathy for the lost of a Son, a Father, and a great and true friend like "KP". Our hearts...Read More »
24 of 42 | Posted by: Larry D. Wilkerson - Anderson, SC

“To The Family of Kevin Pressey,The Kevin that I knew was precious and such a wonderful person in this life, so that let"s you know that he's now...Read More »
25 of 42 | Posted by: KATHI - GWYN OAK, MD

“Our Deepest condolences to the family. ”
26 of 42 | Posted by: Glenda Jackson-Bransford and E. Maurice Bransford (Cincinnati) - TX

“Dear Angie & Marlon, Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this time. We will cherish all the times spent with you and...Read More »
27 of 42 | Posted by: Edie & Tony Mosley - GA

“To Sakinah & The Pressley Family My heart goes out to you and your family at this unfortunate time of loss. They say time heals all wounds but it's...Read More »
28 of 42 | Posted by: Kim Stubbs - Hillside, NJ

“To the family, I am shocked and saddened to hear of KP's passing. I've known him over 40 years and it's difficult thinking of him gone... God comfort...Read More »
29 of 42 | Posted by: Dave Gilmore - Paterson, NJ

“I LOVE YOU!!! ”
30 of 42 | Posted by: Sakinah - NJ

“My deepest heartfelt sympathy to the family of my dear friend and classmate(E.H.S. class of 1974)Kevin Pressey. I will always remember Kevin as a...Read More »
31 of 42 | Posted by: Minister Sharon L Blackwood - NJ

“Don't know were to start? I knew "Kp" for many, many years he was alway's the same,pleasant,very nice,Alway's and I mean Alway's had that smile on...Read More »
32 of 42 | Posted by: Rene - paterson, NJ

“To the Pressey family, I have so many fond memories of Kevin. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I know that God will walk with...Read More »
33 of 42 | Posted by: Jackie Alexander - Paterson, NJ

“To Sakinah and the Pressey Family, My sincere condolences and prayers are with you. May God comfort and keep you during this time of sorrow. Kevin...Read More »
34 of 42 | Posted by: Donna Mason Davis - wilmington, NC

“My Deepest Sympathy.... Words seem inadequate to express the sadness i feel about Kevin's death. I'm here to support you in your grieving process...Read More »
35 of 42 | Posted by: Shawna Reams - paterson, NJ

“My Deepest Sympathy.... Words seem inadequate to express the sadness i feel about Kevin's death. I'm here to support you in your grieving process...Read More »
36 of 42 | Posted by: Shawna Reams - paterson, NJ

“Dear Pressey Family n Friends, you have my deepiest sympathy, I met Kevin back in the day while hangin out at one our favorite spots with my girl...Read More »
37 of 42 | Posted by: Toni - Spring Hill, FL

“To Damon and the Pressey Family, my condolences to you,I am very sadden by your loss and my deepest sympathy goes out to you, your sister and his...Read More »
38 of 42 | Posted by: Monique Davis - West Orange, NJ

“To My Father , I'll Miss you with All My Heart & Soul!! I Thought thiis day will never come but it has ... It's rough right know but as the days go i...Read More »
39 of 42 | Posted by: Sakinah - Paterson, NJ

“My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your grandparents Sakinah. Your father was one of the greatest persons one could ever have know. He maybe...Read More »
40 of 42 | Posted by: Francine Gary - Paterson, NJ

“My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your grandparents Sakinah. Your father was one of the greatest persons one could ever have know. He maybe...Read More »
41 of 42 | Posted by: Francine Gary - Paterson, NJ

“Our deepest and sincere condolences to you during this very trying time. We pray that you can find solice in the memories and love that you shared...Read More »
42 of 42 | Posted by: The Jones/Easton/Thompson Family - NJ


Kevin Pressey (KP) born in Newark, NJ to beloved parents David Pressey and Charlie Lee Johnson. Raised in Paterson, NJ and attended the Paterson School system, graduating from East Side High School, class of 1974. Known from an early age his love of basketball and sports. His favorite teams were the Knicks, Giants and the Yankees. Kevin was employed by Marcal of Elmwood Park, NJ. KP will be remembered as a ray of sunshine even when the clouds were gray he was notorious for wearing designer shades regardless to the weather. His wardrobe designer by all means, he will be remembered as G.Q. He was a people person with high spirits and loved life. He could fill the room with laughter just by saying a choice of few words. Known for his jokes and pranks; he was just as sincere in and with his heart and family oriented. KP had a spiritual side that only he and God could identify. He will be remorselessly missed. Especially his male companions/partners and considered them his brothers. He leaves to mourn in his memories: his only beloved pride and joy although born his daughter; his sons whom he loved and adored to the utmost and grandchildren; wife, Angela Pressey; his parents, Mr. David Lear Pressey and birth mother, Charlie Lee Johnson; one daughter, Sakinah Smith Evans (Corey); two sons, Damon Wright and Marlon Roberts, MyJustice Brown also raised as his son; five grandchildren, Valerie Joyner, Reanita Wright, Denzel Shepperson, Corey Evans and Marlon Roberts, Jr.; mother-in-law, Willie Mae Roberts; a host of sisters and brothers-in-law; a loyal and devoted companion, Ms. Wanda Brown; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

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