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Harold Ray Presley
Birth: Oct. 4, 1948
Lee County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 2001
Lee County
Mississippi, USA

Harold Ray Presley, son of Noah Edward Presley and Christine Presley. Harold Ray was the Sheriff of Lee County Mississippi, following in the footsteps of his father, Noah, who served as Mayor of East Tupelo 1935 and also Lee County Sherriff.

Harold was predeceased by brother, Eack Presley and his father, Noah.

Harold served as Lee County Sheriff and died during a July 6, 2001 shoot-out with a Billy Ray Stone. Stone killed Tupelo resident Bobby Norris. Presley pushed a deputy clear of gunfire and was struck six times, mortally injured. He fired back at Stone, killing him.

Presley services were held at Harrisburg Baptist Church, with a crowded main sanctuary, balcony, choir loft and lobby. The burial procession stretched for more than three miles. Harold Ray was a Vietnam veteran and was buried with full military honors.

Harold Ray was my uncle. (bio by: Suzanne E Presley) 
Family links: 
  Noah Edward Purcell Presley (1890 - 1969)
  Patrick Ray Presley (1972 - 2003)*
  Sumpter David Griffin (1899 - 1969)*
  James Whitford Presley (1902 - 1967)*
  Tranee Eackford Presley (1906 - 1987)*
  Vona Mae Presley Brown (1912 - 2000)*
  Oma Sedera Presley (1914 - 1932)*
  Goble T Presley (1914 - 1979)*
  Ruble Presley (1916 - ____)*
  Sales Presley (1918 - 1951)*
  Gordon Presley (1918 - ____)*
  Harold Ray Presley (1948 - 2001)
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Killed in the line of duty
Lee Memorial Park
Lee County
Mississippi, USA
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Record added: Jul 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 23379
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God bless you and thank you for your service. Rest in Peace.
- Rick
 Added: Oct. 17, 2016
God bless you throughout Autumn, the beautiful, fiery season of the Harvest. Rest in Peace.
- Rick
 Added: Sep. 27, 2016

- Tony Cannon
 Added: Sep. 23, 2016
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