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William Edward (Bill) Preston, Taylor County, KY (1933-2018)

He was a retired realtor and had served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Always a proud and supportive husband and father, he enjoyed being outside gardening and coaching Little League.
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William Edward "Bill" Preston of Campbellsville, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington after a brief illness. There will be a funeral service to honor his life on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Jim Collison will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Lebanon National Cemetery, 20 Hwy 208, Lebanon, KY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, March 26, 2018 from 4pm-6pmCT/5pm-7pmET.



William Edward Bill Preston, Taylor County, KY (1933-2018)

Born on March 6, 1933. He was the son of the late James William and Beatrice (Stinnett) Preston. He died Friday, March 23, 2018, in Lexington, Fayette County, KY, at 85 years and 17 days of age.

Mr. Preston was a retired realtor and had served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Always a proud and supportive husband and father, he enjoyed being outside gardening and coaching Little League. His bright smile will forever be memorialized in the Facebook and Snapchat accounts he kept up to date.

He leaves to cherish his memory:
  • His wife: Lucy (Yarborough) Preston,

  • Four children: Alyssa Wiederhoeft and husband Eric of Michigan, Phillip Preston of Lexington, Adam Preston and wife Brittany of Campbellsville, and Benjamin Preston of Campbellsville,

  • A chosen child: Janet Davis of Shelbyville,

  • Five grandchildren: Peyton LaFever, Emma LaFever, Ava Wiederhoeft, Greyson Preston, and Avery Preston,

  • One expectant grandchild,

  • And a host of other family and close friends.
Send condolences to the family of William Preston

L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY


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William Edward (Bill) Preston, Taylor County, KY (1933-2018)



2018-03-24 - 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY - Photo from L.R. Petty Funeral Home.

William Edward (Bill) Preston, Taylor County, KY (1933-2018)


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