Ralph Eugene “Gene” Preddy, 63, died Monday, April 29, 2013 at home. Born in Vance County, October 19, 1949 he was the son of the late Willard R. Preddy and Lela Preddy Kessler.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Mary Linda Preddy, his step-father, Alden “Buddy” Kessler, his sons, Ralph E. Preddy, Jr. and wife, Michelle; Donald R. Preddy; his daughter, Tabatha Preddy; his step-daughters, Brenda Wilder, Elaine Shirey, Patricia David and husband, Doug, his grandchildren, Haven McGhee, Donald Wayne Preddy, Miranda Preddy, Dalton Preddy, Lauren Wilder, Taylor Wilder, Jordan David, Brandon David, Alex David, and Tristen David; his sisters, Fay Steed and husband, Johnny and Peggy Davidson and husband, Jerry. Ralph is also survived by his beloved K-9 friend and companion Ginger.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, in the Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service with the Pastor Robert Mosher presiding. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
Friends may visit from 6:00-8:00pm Wednesday at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Franklinton Chapel.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 3739 National Drive, Suite 110, Raleigh, NC 27612
On-line memorials: www.hallwynne.com. Select Obituaries.