79-year-old McLeansboro resident, Robert L. “Bob” Preston died at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. He was a driller for Renn Drilling Company in McLeansboro; retiring 25 years ago.
Survivors include a daughter, Susan Tripp of McLeansboro; three brothers, Charles Preston of Carmi, Bill Preston of Smith Mills, KY and Donnie Preston of Benton, IL; two grandchildren and two step-grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Services for Robert L. “Bob” Preston will be 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30 at the Christian Chapel Church in McLeansboro with burial in the White County Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Carmi.
Visitation will be form 6 – 8 Thursday evening, Aug. 29 at the church with a Masonic Servce at 7:30 p.m. provided by the Enfield Masonic Lodge No. 677.
Nale’s Funeral Home of Fairfield is in charge of all the arrangement.