Funeral services for Franklin A. Preston, age 66, of Hammond will be held on Thursday (Aug 8, 2013) at 12:00 noon at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Pastor David Sheppard officiating. Burial will follow the service at Ingham Cemetery in Brier Hill.
Calling hours will be held also on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Mr. Preston passed into the care of our Lords hands on Aug 3, 2013 surrounded by his loving family at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
Surviving are his children, Franklin Preston of Hammond, Helen Paquette & her husband Richard of Hammond, Judy Preston & her companion Arnie Slate of Theresa, and Holly Preston & her companion Michael Noody of Hammond; three brothers, Thomas Preston of Canton, Henry Preston of Ogdensburg, and James Preston of Hammond; grandchildren Desiree, Autumn and Levi Rogers, Hannah Preston, Tyler Cardinal and Marissa Paquette; great-grandchildren Braiden & Alyssa VanOrman; and many nieces, nephews & cousins.
He was predeceased by siblings Dale, Alfred, Donald and Ronald Preston, Mary Elizabeth Preston and Joyce Clark.
Frank was born on July 18, 1947 in Hammond, a son of the late Alfred & Phyllis (Goodwin) Preston. He attended Morristown & Hammond schools for his education. He was employed at McLear’s Cottages for 34 years and enjoyed lawn work, gardening, watching hummingbirds & wrestling, going to Price Chopper and spending time with his wonderful family.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley or the SPCA. Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.