He was born in Paw Paw, MI, on March 9, 1940, the son of the late Earl "Dutch" and Jacqueline "Jackie" (Brightmann) Pressey. He graduated from Paw Paw High School, Class of 1958, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. After being honorably discharged he returned to Paw Paw. He worked at Eaton Corporation for several years and then as a truck driver for many years. When not working he loved spending time with and caring for animals, especially his dogs. He enjoyed collecting knives and was an amateur photographer. He is survived by his son, Thomas (Kathy) Pressey; four grandchildren, Riley, Sydney, Connor and Lexi Pressey; sister, Sandy Hiemstra; three nieces, a nephew and many friends. He was also preceded in passing by a sister, Karen Page. In accordance with his wish, cremation has taken place and he will be laid to rest privately at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kalamazoo Humane Society or ASPCA, c/o the funeral home. Friends and family may share a condolence message online at www.joldersma-klein.com.