Funeral services for Robert C. Preston, 91, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Benny
Interment will follow at Miller Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
Mr. Preston died Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 14, at Carriage House Manor Nursing Home.
He was born in Miller Grove on July 1, 1917, the son of Robert Q. and Jennie Jones Preston.
He married Shirley H. McGowan in Miller Grove in November of 1939. She preceded him in death in 2000.
Mr. Preston served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a mechanic for Dallas Transit. He was a member of the Presbyterian faith.
Survivors include one son, Alton Neil Preston of Rochester Hill, Mich.; two sisters, Martha Collins of Sulphur Springs and Juanita Griffin of Arlington; three grandchildren, Gregory Preston, Jeffrey Preston and Jennie Preston; and three great-grandchildren, Brianna Preston, Robert Preston and Madison Preston.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond, Johnnie and Ray Preston; and two sisters, Merriel Renshaw and Ginny Bishop.
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