William Harvey "Bill" Preston
November 2, 1938 - July 29, 2014
Byron, GA- Bill Preston, age 75, passed away in a local hospital on July 29, 2014 surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Preston was born in Shady Dale, GA to the late Lucius Banks Preston and Mary Perry Preston. Bill was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. After serving his country he received a Doctorate in Theology from Pacific University and was the Pastor at Aldora Pentecostal Holiness Church before becoming an active member at Parkway Assembly of God. He was retired from the U.S Postal Service where he was a mail sorter.
Bill is survived by his devoted wife of 15 years, Sylvia Waters Preston; 7 children, Michael W. Preston (Tillie) of Canton, NC, Scott A. Preston of Monticello, Amy M. Baxter of Monticello, Wendell Thompson of Panama City Beach, FL, Treena D. Hutcheson (Kendall) of Crawford County, Joel W. Thompson (Angie) of Byron; a sister, Anne P. Behling of Monticello as well as 9 grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014, at 11:00 am at the Georgia Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville, GA with the Reverend Joe Williams officiating. The family will receive friends afterwards in the fellowship hall at Parkway Assembly of God.
Please sign the online registry at www.crestlawnfuneral.com.
Crest Lawn Funeral Home has charge of funeral and burial arrangements.
Crest Lawn Funeral Home - Macon
3275 Pio Nono Avenue Macon, GA 31206
Published in The Telegraph on July 31, 2014