Father of rock and roll legend Elvis Presley. He introduced his son to music at the Assembly of God Church in Tupelo, Mississippi.
He worked a variety of odd jobs, including milkman, carpenter, and truck driver.
During Elvis' career, he handled the superstar's personal business.
He married Gladys Love Smith, Elvis' mother, in 1933. After Smith's death, he married Davada Mae Elliot.
He was the father-in-law of Priscilla Presley.