Fred “Freddie” Presnell, 69, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Randolph Hospital, Asheboro, NC.

Funeral Service will be 1:00 PM, Monday, December 24, 2018 at Smyrna United Methodist Church, where he was a member, with the Reverend David Woodhouse  officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at noon in the Sanctuary.

Freddie was a native of Randolph County.  He retired from Eveready/Energizer Company, where he was a machinist..  He enjoyed NASCAR, was a Chevrolet and Dale Earnhardt fan. Freddie liked camping with his family and time spent with his grandson Justin, was very important. He was a son of the late Charles and Mary Hancock Presnell and was preceded in death by brothers: Kenneth and Johnny Presnell.

Freddie is survived by wife of 48 years Bernice; daughter: Christy, grandson: Justin and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Presnell Family.

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  1. I was fortunate to have known Fred and witness his strength of character overcoming the loss of his leg. He kept a smile and pressed on to do the best he could and more than he thought was possible. I am glad I had the opportunity to know him

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