Raymond Payton Preston, 92
LEBANON – Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, October 23 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Preston, 92, of Lebanon.
Retired from TRW / Ross-Gear and a former employee of the City of Lebanon, Mr. Preston died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009 at Quality Care Nursing Home.
Visitation Friday from 11 a.m. until service time. Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Daniel Stirnemann. Interment will follow in Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: children Ann (Abed) Halim and Jack (Josie) Preston. Also surviving are grandchildren Julie Preston, Beckie (Donn) Boughton, Ray (Coreen) Preston, Tony (Kacey) Atwell, Jason D. Preston and Ramzi J. Halim; great-grandchildren Christina and Kelcey Atwell, Bridgett (Danny) Carroll and Morgan Patrick; great-great grandchildren Daniel and Amanda Carroll, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is preceded in death by wife Nora E. "Bill" Preston; sons Charles Raymond and Henry Wiley Preston; parents Claude Lanham and Myrtle Turney Preston; siblings Inez Grissom, Margaret Preston and Felix Preston; great-granddaughter Amy Nichole Patrick.
Active pallbearers: Tony Atwell, Ramzi and Abed Halim, Ray and Jason Preston and Donn Boughton. Honorary: good friends Terry, Clayton Lane, Angel and all the nurses and techs at Quality Care Nursing Home.
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.