Let the memory of Johnny be with us forever
  • 74 years old
  • Born on November 30, 1938 .
  • Passed away on October 12, 2013 .

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.

Posted by Lynn Royal on 28th October 2013
My condolences. I am so sad to hear of his passing.
Posted 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
Posted 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.
Posted 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.
Posted 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.
Posted 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..
Posted by Faye Ray on 14th October 2013
Prayers for all the family. Bobby & Faye Ray
Posted by Bill Fisher on 13th October 2013
We have lost a kind soft-spoken gentleman who set the good example for all of us.
Posted by Charles Preddy on 13th October 2013
We send to you our most sincere sympathy and condolence. We are sorry for your loss.
Posted 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.
Posted 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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