Payden A. Pressgrove

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Dec. 27, 1988 – Oct. 30, 2016

NATCHEZ — Services for Payden A. Pressgrove, 27, a lifelong resident of Natchez, who died unexpectedly Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Assumption Catholic Church.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from noon until service time Wednesday at the church.
Payden was born Dec. 27, 1988, the son of Claude A. “Cap” Pressgrove and Cathy May Roberts.
He was a 2007 graduate of Trinity Episcopal Day School and was employed by H&P Drilling at the time of his death.
Payden was a devoted son, brother and boyfriend. He enjoyed life and always had a smile on his face. He was excited and anticipating the birth of his first child on November 3rd. He will be deeply missed by his friends, family and all who knew him.
Payden was preceded in death by his grandfather, Julius May, and grandmother, Carmen Pressgrove.
Survivors include his parents; three siblings, Brandon Perkins, Kristin Roberts Foster and Dylan Pressgrove; and his grandparents, Andy Pressgrove, Patricia “Cissy” Pressgrove and Maxine Burkett.
Pallbearers will be Doug Netterville, Allen Hall, Barnett Knapp, Chancey Watts, Will Biglane and Taylor Reed.
Honorary pallbearers will be Brandon Perkins, Dylan Pressgrove, Eric Perry, Colin Doré and Gage Myers.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the fund for his unborn child at United Mississippi Bank — Kristin Foster for the benefit of Remi Pressgrove.
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