John Franklin Preddy
  • 74 years old
  • Date of birth: Nov 30, 1938
  • Date of passing: Oct 12, 2013
Let the memory of Johnny be with us forever

John “Johnny” Franklin Preddy , 74, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Saturday, October 12th 2013 at his home.

A native of Granville County, the son of the late Leo Clifton and Annie Lou Hicks Preddy. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of Grove Hill Church, owner- operator of Eastgate Barber Shop in Raleigh and worked at City Barber Shop in Creedmoor for ten years.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Monday, October 14, 2013 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by Rev. Lemar Wheeler. Burial will be in the Strother –Mitchell Cemetery at the Preddy Farm in Wilton.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Edna Rose Adcock Preddy of the home, three sons, Clifton M. Preddy (Lisa) of Wilton, Billy F. Preddy (Jenni) and David W. Preddy (Farrah) all of Wilton, two brothers, Leo James Preddy and Thomas Warren Preddy, both of Wilton, three granddaughters, Georgia A. Preddy, Montana L. Preddy, Addison Sidney Preddy and two grandsons, Chase M. Preddy and Dennis John Preddy.

Visitation will be held Sunday evening, October 13, 2013 from 7:00-8:30 PM  at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home.

Eakes Funeral Home  in Creedmoor is assisting the Preddy family.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Lynn Royal on 28th October 2013

"My condolences.  I am so sad to hear of his passing."

This tribute was added by Lenny Rogers on 15th October 2013

"Our entire family extends our sympathy in the loss of a wonderful brother, husband, father and grandfather. May God fill your hearts with His presence and bring you His peace in the days ahead."

This tribute was added by Joe Noah on 15th October 2013

"So sorry to hear the sad news. Tommy recently told me that Johnny was sick. You have our sympathy.

Joe & Betty Noah"

This tribute was added by jeff watkins on 14th October 2013

"We were saddened by the news of Johnny's passing.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.
Love  Jeff Watkins and family."

This tribute was added by Dolores Wilkinson on 14th October 2013

"Our sympathy to the whole family, but especially Tommy whom we see so often at our family events.  I am Raymond Harris's daughter, Dolores."

This tribute was added by faye ray on 14th October 2013

"Prayers  for all the family.  Bobby & Faye Ray"

This tribute was added by Karen-Faucette Keeton on 14th October 2013

"Tommy my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.  May you find peace in knowing he is pain free now.  God Bless you and your family.."

This tribute was added by James McBride on 13th October 2013

"My family thoughts and prayers are with Cliff and the Preddy family. Dad is now in our Father's hands."

This tribute was added by charles preddy on 13th October 2013

"We send to you our most sincere sympathy and condolence. We are sorry for your loss."

This tribute was added by Bill Fisher on 13th October 2013

"We have lost a kind soft-spoken gentleman who set the good example for all of us."

This tribute was added by Kay Turner on 12th October 2013

"Thoughts and Prayers are with the Preddy family at this difficult time. Johnny will be greatly missed by my family.  His friendly smile, kind words each time he cut family members hair. May you find peace in knowing he is no longer suffering and is home with his Heavenly Father."


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