Glenn I. Preston (1929 - 2013)

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Glenn I. Preston, 84, of Jacksonville, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville.

He was born Aug. 29, 1929, in Jacksonville, the son of Clarence J. and Marie Bringle Preston. He married Katheryn I. "Kay" Farmer on June 7, 1952, in Jacksonville, and she survives.

He is also survived by a daughter, Linda Lee Hill of Kansas City, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by six brothers, Virgil, Lawrence, Leonard and Wallace, and Warren Lee and Johnny, both in infancy.

Mr. Preston was a 1948 graduate of Jacksonville High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He had worked for Anderson Clayton and retired from AC Humko. Along with his wife, he owned Photography by Preston for 40 years. Glenn was a member of Central Christian Church where he was a youth group leader. He had also been a member of the Central Illinois Mustangs, the Goodtime Cruisers, Jacksonville Jaycees and the Jacksonville Elks Lodge.

The family will meet friends 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Private services will then be held, with burial at Diamond Grove Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Central Christian Church. Condolences may be left at
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Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on Oct. 11, 2013
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