|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1948, USA|
|Death: ||Aug. 3, 2014|
JOSEPH ALAN "Papa Joe" Preslar passed away suddenly at his home in Bartlett on Sunday, August 3, 2014. He is survived by his mother, Caroline Richards; his children, Zachary and Robynn Preslar (fiancÚ David Holliman), sisters Mary Gay Krevosh (Donald-d), Pamela Brock (Dennis), Beth Ann McNeer (Michael); step-sisters, Jenny Fishel Goldman (William), Debby Bouldin (Bill) , Jackie McKean, and step-brother, Gordon Richards (Christy). He was preceded in death by his father, James V. Preslar. Joe attended MSU on a music scholarship, founded Southern Pacific Band and toured throughout 70's. He was an avid reader, golfer, sommelier and chef. Papa Joe was a devoted scoutmaster who was awarded Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor. He is known as a Christian man who was kind and charitable, a loyal friend and loving son. He volunteered at Baptist Rehab, Memphis Family Shelter, supported Make a Wish and numerous Memphis charities. Services are set for Saturday, August 9 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 166 Poplar Ave., Memphis TN. Visitation at church with family to follow service. In lieu of flowers please send any memorials to Boy Scouts of America or First Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen, (901) 525-5619.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Aug. 7, 2014
Created by: Mike Caldwell
Record added: Aug 17, 2014
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