He is preceded in death by his parents, Elihu and Maudie Caudill Cress; a son, Water Cress; brothers, Albert Cress, Chester Cress and Junior Cress; and sisters, Ruth Johnson and Angelina Sergent; and several other brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his sister, Dorothy Brogdon; four daughters; grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 22, 2012, at the Tri City Funeral Home between 6 – 9 pm. Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 23, 2012, at 1 pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Monte Vista Cemetery in Cumberland.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
You may leave online condolences for the family at www.harlanobits.net.
Tri City Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.