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William Preston of Brashear passed away December 11, 2008 in Dallas, TX. alt


He was born September 22, 1932 in Sulphur Springs, TX.  He was a 1953 graduate of Texas A & M and was one of their biggest supporters.  He served 2 years in the Army reaching the rank of 1st Lt. He retired as Regional Manager for U.S. Borax after 37 years.  His farm and cows were close to his heart and provided much pleasure for him, his wife and family.  He loved being outside playing golf, hunting quail and rounding up cows.

He is survived by his wife Martha “Precious”, children Jo Lou and Don Gibson, Linda and Clay Llewellyn, Tom and Ann Brashear and Mary Ann and  Michael Rawson and step-son Bill Coatney, 8 grand-children Landon, Clayton, Lucas and Cody Llewellyn, Preston and Catherine Brashear, Mason and Mallory Rawson.  He was preceded in death by his parents T.C. and Myrtle Ruth Brashear and step-daughter Bonnie Lee Coatney.

Visitation will be from 3:00 to 5:00 pm Sunday, December 14 at Eastgate Funeral Home.  A Memorial Service conducted by Dr. Les Massey will be held at Eastgate Funeral Home on Monday, December 15 at 2:00 pm.  Memorial contributions may be made to Casa View Christian Church, 2230 Barnes Bridge Road, Dallas, TX  75228.


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