Paul Byron Preston, 90, Wabash, died at 1 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Parkview Wabash Hospital. He was born Oct. 31, 1929, in Mingo, Kentucky to Claude and Fannie (Davis) Preston.
Paul retired from General Motors in Warren, Michigan after 29 years as a security officer. He married Joyce Preston on August 26, 1950; she died Nov. 13, 2004. He was a member of Grace Fellowship Church in Wabash. He enjoyed fishing, and hunting.
He is survived by two daughters: Susie Preston of Delray Beach, Fla.; and Anita Preston of St. Clair Shores, Mich.; grandson, Robert Paul (Keli) Preston, Jr. of Katy, Texas; four great-grandchildren, two brothers, Lyman Joe Preston of Wabash, and Herman (Ann) Preston of Kendallville, Indiana. He was also preceded in death by his parents, son, Robert Paul Preston, Sr., daughter, Clara “Libby” Preston, four brothers, and grandson, Jefferson Jacob Preston.
Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Thursday, Nov. 14, at Grace Fellowship Church, 4652 S 100 W, Wabash IN 46992, with Lou Hunt officiating. Friends may call 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash and one hour prior to the service at the church. Graveside services will be 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 15, at Frontier Cemetery, Frontier, Mich.
Preferred memorial is Grace Fellowship Building Fund.