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Richard Preston

January 28, 1947 ~ September 26, 2021 (age 74)

Obituary

Mr. Richard Preston, (Ret) SFC. was born January 28th, 1947, in Louisville, KY to Richard and Alma (Goeing) Preston. He joined the United States Army, where he served in the Vietnam War. He retired in Hinesville, GA where he has lived and continued to work since. Richard passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021, at the age of 74. He was a dedicated, hardworking husband, father, and grandfather. His absolute favorite pastime was watching the NASCAR races. 

He is survived by his wife, Pieternella (van Leyden) of 41 years, daughter Nancy (Gil), and son, Shelby (Tiffany) Preston, and his five grandchildren.

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
October 4, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dorchester Funeral Home
7842 E. Oglethorpe Hwy
Midway, GA 31320

Funeral Service
Monday
October 4, 2021

6:00 PM
Dorchester Funeral Home
7842 E. Oglethorpe Hwy
Midway, GA 31320

Video is available for this event


Interment
Tuesday
October 5, 2021

10:00 AM
Georgia Veterans Cemetery
8819 US Highway 301
Glennville, GA 30427

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