Presley Alan Eads, age 34 of Carthage and formerly of West Palm Beach. FL died Saturday at his home.


A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday at Powell Funeral Chapel conducted by Pastor Royce Wilkerson.


Born in West Palm Beach, FL he graduated from Summit Christian School and attended Palm Beach Community College.


Presley was proud to have started his own accounting business at a very young age. He was a very talented young man who enjoyed singing at local venues with his family known locally as “Family Affairs”.


He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Maxie and Jay Eads.


He is survived by: his mother & father April & Marshall Eads; sister Crystal Eads Brown and husband Joe; maternal grandparents John and Jackie Bray.


Memorials may be made to: Sandhills Children’s Center, 1280 Central Drive, Southern Pines, NC 28387.


Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is assisting the family.



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  1. April, I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your son. I know this must be very hard on you but you have got to have faith and rely on the Lord to get you over and beyond yet another mountain in your path of life.

    Know I am praying for you a

  2. Dear April, Marshal, & Crystal,

    We are so sorry for your loss of your dear son and brother. He will be missed very much. We have great memories of his infectious smile and eagerness to help others. We all will rejoice in heaven together one d

  3. April and Family, We are so sorry for your loss! We loved Presley as if he was a part of our family. I am going to miss my facebook gaming buddy! We always enjoyed his singing and his showmanship. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time and

  4. April,

    I am so very sorry for your loss. I have you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. I can only imagine what you much be going through. If there is anything we can do please don’t hesitate to let us know.

  5. Marshall, April, And Crystal:

    Our Condolences to you all for your loss of Presley. Our hearts and prayers are with you. Presley was a stand up gentlemen. He will be dearly missed. LOVE TO YOU ALL!!

    The Grose Family (Philip, Julie

  6. Dear APRIL & CRYSTAL, Nancy & I never got to meet PRESLEY, but want to send our Condolences for loss of you son & brother. We are very SORRY for your Loved One, passing on. May GOD BLESS your Family and give you strength to care on.

  7. Crystal and Joe, I am so very sorry for your loss of Presley. My heart aches for you. Please know you and your parents are in my prayers.

  8. April, Marshal, Crystal and all the rest of the family, I am so saddened by this and just my prayers are with you all. Presley was a nice young man and also very talented. He will be missed.

  9. SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Randy and Laurie Perry.

    April and family our thoughts and prayers are with you all today! We loved Presley! Love, Randy and Laurie

  10. April, Marshal and Crystal,

    My heart grieves for you all in the loss of your precious son. There is nothing anyone can saay or do to erase or ease the pain in losing a son or daughter. The only consolation is in knowing thaat he is with the

  11. April, Marshall and Crystal,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. May God comfort you as only He can.

    Danny and Lynne Harward

  12. April and family,

    I cannot imagine the pain you are going through at this time. I know that your faith and trust in The Lord is the only comfort you have at this time. I will continue to pray for you that you will be able to cope.


  13. April, Crystal and Marshall:

    There is a time for every purpose I suppose, even when such a precious soul has left us. I am saddened by our loss but can’t imagine your special grief in such a time. With Love, Geoffrey

  14. April–You have my sincerest condolences. losing a loved one is hard–especially a child-You ARE CORRECT–you WILL see your son again!! In the interim–May you be given the strength to carry on in life and with your Faith. God Bless!!

  15. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

    Thinking of all of you, may you find comfort in the happy times you shared as a family.

  16. April, Marshal, & Crystal,

    My condolences go out to all of your family for your incredible loss. I pray that God would comfort you with all the wonderful memories and music you shared with Presley. I also pray that God will surround you with

  17. April, Marshall, and Crystal,

    The pain and the sorrow of losing Presley is deep, I know, as it is a mirror image of the love you have for him. I hope you can find comfort in your memories of him and the joy he brought to so many people.

    You a

  18. Crystal Marie, Joe, April and Marshall

    We will never be able to express the sorrow we feel for all of you. We pray you find peace in knowing that Presley is sitting with The Lord and happier than ever. We know he is using his wonderful talent singin

  19. Dear Crystal and family,

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Please let us know if we can do anything at all!!

    We love you,


  20. i watched Presley grow up and never imagined something like this to happen. He had a special gift and I feel very blessed having been able to experience and hear him sing. I pray for strength for you April and for Marshall and Crystal as well. God bless y

  21. Crystal,

    Many prayers to you and your family in the loss of Presley.

    I know your hearts are sad, but I also know you serve an awesome

    God who will give you the peace, love, and comfort in the trying days

    ahead. I know you and your

  22. Dear Marshal, April and Crystal,

    It really hurts my heart to think about the loss of Presley. I can’t begin to imagine what you are going through. What I do find comforting is knowing that where he is with God there is no more pain! I spent many won

  23. Losing anyone is extremely hard, but I cannot imagine what it must be like to loose a son. We do not understand, but know that God has a purpose in what he does. You can depend on that. Presley was a special person. He was both intelligent and talented. T

  24. April Crystal and Joe,

    We’re so sorry for your Loss. The pain you feel may never fully go away but will lessen over time. I hope you find joy everyday in the Memories you have of Presley.

    Love you!

  25. Dear April and Crystal,

    I only knew Presley for a few months but what a special guy he was. He welcomed me into your home with a smile. We had some very special talks. Your family has such a strong faith, and my you find comfort and keep his memori

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