In Memory

William Preston

William Preston

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02/08/11 04:09 PM #1    

Connie Griffin

 BLOOMINGTON — William M. "Bill" Preston, 52, of 7831 W. 43rd St., Lyons, formerly of Bloomington, died at 12:14 p.m. Wednesday (May 31, 2006) at his residence.

His funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, with Rev. Richard Kerr officiating. Burial will be at Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the memorial home.

Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, Bloomington.

He was born Aug. 31, 1953, at Bloomington, to William Marvin and Bessie M. Brewer Preston.

Survivors include his mother, Bessie Preston, Bloomington; sister, Marie (John) Winquist, Bloomington; two nieces, Stacey Adkisson, Bloomington, and Heather Winquist, Downers Grove; one great-niece, Amelia Adkisson, Bloomington; and his pet cat, Boggie.

He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Bloomington. He was a 1971 graduate of Bloomington High School and graduated from Illinois State University, Normal, in 1975, with a degree in business.

Bill had worked at Hospital Laundry Services, Chicago. He had also worked in Chicago area hospitals for a number of years. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed all sports. He enjoyed spending time with his family. His favorite local spot was Grady's Pizza.


From the Pantagraph, submitted by Connie Griffin

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