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Obituary for John Frank Preston, Jr.
John Frank Preston, Jr., age 68, of Lower Salem, Ohio, died Saturday, December 27, 2014, at Wexner OSU Medical Center in Columbus. He was born February 19, 1946, in Fayette County, West Virginia, son of the late John Frank and Irene Starks Preston, Sr. He was a retired coal miner, and he also worked as a landscaper. He was a member of the VFW in Akron, and he enjoyed fishing, playing the guitar, and listening to music.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Alfreda Preston and Bev Preston; two brothers, Billy Joe Preston and Richard Wayne Preston; and his former wife, Paula Preston.
Surviving are three daughters, Tammy M. Preston of Lower Salem, Tina Preston, and Tara Stockwell Allbright of Akron; his siblings, Mary Elizabeth Preston, Brenda Preston, Carmella Preston, Dave Preston, and Mike Preston; a special friend, Denise Davison of Akron; 14 grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 11 AM at Olive Cemetery in Caldwell. Memorial contributions may be made to McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, P. O. Box 263, Caldwell, Ohio, 43724, to assist the family with final expenses.