Vernon Elvis Presley (April 10, 1916- June 26, 1979) was the father of Elvis Presley. He was born in Fulton, Mississippi. He was born to Jesse D. McClowell Presley and Minnie Mae Hood. He married Gladys Presley on June 17, 1933 in Verona, Mississippi. He fathered Elvis Presley and Jesse Garon Presley (the latter who was stillborn). Vernon married his second wife Devanda "Dee" Elliot on July 3, 1960. They had three children named Billy, David, and Rick. He died in 1979 in Graceland.