William "Preston" Chilton

Death Notice

William "Preston" Chilton, 37, died and went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at his home. A native of Lawrenceburg, Preston was born on Oct. 14, 1980 to his parents, Jim and Jane (Hatchett) Chilton.
Preston was a 1999 graduate of Anderson County High School and formerly worked as a residential property accessor. He was an active member of Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church and a former member of Alton Baptist Church. Preston enjoyed coaching Pee Wee Baseball in Anderson County and playing cards. He was an avid fan of the Kentucky Wildcats and Cincinnati Reds.
Along with parents, Jim and Jane Chilton, Preston is survived by his three brothers, Douglas Carl Chilton (Christy), Troy Scott Chilton (Heather), and Jamie Christian Chilton, all of Lawrenceburg; nieces Alex Chilton and Elisabeth Chilton; nephew Jackson Riley Chilton; a great niece Evie Tate Wyatt; his heart and soul and most cherished pet "Miley" (Yorkie).
Preston was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, William & Lola Hatchett, and paternal grandparents, Carl and Margaret Chilton.
A Celebration of Preston's Life was held on his birthday Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church.
Visitation was held Sunday at Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church. Committal service was held Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at Lawrenceburg Cemetery pavilion.
Serving as pallbearers were Douglas Chilton, Troy Chilton, Jamie Chilton, Andy Hatchett, John Osborne, and Casey Sutherland. Honorary bearers were Wendy Quire, Vicky Cole, Judy Massie , Larry Demeritte, and all of Preston's family, church family, and friends.
Memorials are suggested in memory of Preston to the L.I.F.E House for Animals, 14 Fido Court, Frankfort, KY 40601 or one's favorite church.
Arrangements were entrusted to Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.ritchieandpeach.com.

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Published in The Anderson News on Oct. 19, 2018