Jan. 19, 1971-March 17, 2020

Natchitoches Wood

Bobby Dale Presson Jr., 49, and a resident of Natchitoches, entered his heavenly home Tuesday, March 17, 2020.  Dale was born Jan. 19, 1971, in Shreveport to Judith Alexander and Bobby Dale Presson Sr.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Judith Alexander and Bobby Dale Presson Sr.

Those left to cherish his life are his wife of 22 years, Tanya Presson; two daughters, Taylor Presson and Kendal Presson; grandson, Jaxson Presson; father, David Alexander and wife Janice; brother, Neil Alexander and wife Shaunda and their daughter Mallory; a sister, Bree Slack and husband Brian and their children Brianna, Logan and Ella; mother-in-law, Brenda Carrizal and husband Gregory; father-in-law, Charles DeDon; sister-in-law, TammyDeDon; and a brother-in-law, Gregory Carrizal.

Dale grew up in Shreveport and Natchitoches.  He graduated from Logansport High School and attended NSU.  Dale loved to travel and actually lived overseas for a brief time.  He was employed with Patterson Companies.  He was a loving husband, father and Pops.  A true Christian man that was always available to help anyone in need.  He always enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and especially enjoyed riding his motorcycle.

A service to honor his life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home with Randall Beason officiating.  Burial will follow at American Cemetery in Natchitoches.  Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 20 at the funeral home.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers include Buzzy Walker, Luke Smith, Jay Procell, Ray Granger, Gregory Carrizal and Stoney Crow.

Honorary pallbearers will be Nick Niette, Kinny Niette and Dalton Niette.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff at Houston Methodist Hospital and to everyone for the continued prayer and love for Dale.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in Dale’s name to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or to Be The Match National Marrow Donor Program.