Michael L. Preston Sr., 55, Floral City, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Citrus Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Mike was born July 21, 1957, in Lansing, Mich., to Ernest ""Jack"" and Phyllis Preston. Mike served our country in the United States Army. He was an automobile mechanic who enjoyed working on cars, loved NASCAR racing and was an avid Dale Earnhardt fan. He loved riding his motorcycle and fishing.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife and companion of 30 years, Robin Kartune; his mother, Phyllis Preston of Michigan and Florida; sons, Scott (Krystal), Michael Preston Jr. and Aaron Preston, all of Inverness; grandchildren, Alyssa, Brianna, Scotty Jr. and Caitlynn; brothers, Jimbo, David, Steve and Jerry; sisters, Derose, Sherry and Susan; Robin's family, Linda, Shelley, Dona, John, Sarah, Cathy and Ron. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack; a brother, Harold; and brother-in-law, Stephen.
A celebration of life memorial service will be announced at a later date. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
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Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Jan. 28, 2013