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Preston Lee Fambrough


1934 - 2008 Obituary Condolences
Preston Lee Fambrough was born Sept. 7, 1934, in Carrizozo to Harvey and Katheryn Fambrough and passed away Sept. 18, 2008, in Hobbs. He served in the Army from 1956 to 1958.
In his youth, Preston was a great athlete. He was an all-star football quarterback, outstanding baseball pitcher and New Mexico Golden Glove state champion.
After his retirement of driving for the Groendyke Trucking Company, he pursued his lifelong hobby of building and flying model airplanes.
Preston was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Fambrough, in 1998 and a nephew, Dale Herring, in 2004.
He is survived by his son Sam Fambrough, of Alamogordo; daughters Angie Robinson, of Lake Stevens, Wash., Carol Fambrough, of Alamogordo, and Teresa Fields, of Louisa, Ky.; his mother, Katheryn Fambrough, of Portales; brother Harvey Ray Fambrough, of Artesia; and sisters Lois Herring, of Artesia, and Janel Hill, of Portales. He is also survived by several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends - and special friends Cubia Clayton and Willa Elliot.
Memorial contributions may be made to Baptist Children's Home, 2200 S. Avenue I, Portales, NM 88130.
Services will not be held.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Sept. 21 to Oct. 5, 2008
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