Dan Ulus Presnell

Published 11:51 am Thursday, May 4, 2023

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Dan Ulus Presnell, 97, of Mocksville, NC, entered his heavenly home on April 30, 2023.

Dan was born on April 23, 1926, in Watauga County, son of the late Harrison Wesley Presnell and Nola Ann (Trivette) Presnell.  In addition to his mother and father, Dan was preceded in death by: his loving wife of 62 years, Mary (Dwiggins) Presnell; his brothers, Forrest, Dewey, Ardell, Ed, Walt, J.D., Earl, Ray, and Clifford; 4 sisters, Texie Presnell, Vertie Reese, Roxana Head and Nova Jean Lankford; grandchildren, Danny Frye and Christopher Jordan; and a son-in-law, Jeffery Anderson.

In life, Dan honored our country and served with the National Guard for three years. Later, he chose a career in the textile industry and worked with Celenese Fiber Industries for 15 years before retiring. Dan was a Christian man and of the Baptist Faith. He enjoyed little things in life like running his famed flea market and spending time with his family.

Dan leaves behind to cherish his memory: 3 daughters, Malinda Frye (Calvin), Glenda Whitt (Richard Jr.) and Kathy Anderson, all of Mocksville; grandchildren, Ericka Allen (P.D.), Brian Jordan (Angelina), Tara Whitt, Jason Anderson, Cody Mae Anderson, David Anderson, and Jessica Allen (Mikey); his great-grandchildren, Cole and Carli Allen, April and Jeremy, Bailey, Mary, Ellie, and Casey Jordan, Keira Basham, Xander Holley, Mia and Maddie Allen, Caylee Anderson; and his special nephew, RC Reese.

On Thursday, May 4, a drop in visitation for Dan was held at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville.  On Friday, May 5, John Powell officiated a graveside service at Center United Methodist Church Cemetery where Dan was laid to rest.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Bermuda Commons Hospice in Clemmons.

We, the staff at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville, are honored to serve the family.