Frederick Preston

Obituary of Frederick Preston

Preston, Frederick Davidson

89 years, passed away peacefully at Copper Terrace in Chatham on Wednesday August 9, 2017

Beloved husband of Dorene (Goslin) for 65 years. Dear father of Deborah Hills (Don), Diane Papineau (Charles), Sharon Preston, Richard Preston (Leslie) and John Preston (Rebecca). Fred was a loving grandfather to eight and great grandfather to six. He is also survived by a brother Robert Preston and several nieces and nephews. Fred was predeceased by his mother Frieda, his father Clifford, his stepmother Kathleen, his brother Murray and grandson Michael. Fred was born in Mersea Township where he farmed all of his life with his family. After selling his farms he and Dorene moved to Tilbury which allowed them to enjoy retirement. Fred was also a very proud and outstanding Mason and Shriner. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Fred's life, from the funeral home on Monday August 14, 2017 at 11 a.m.

Interment Erie Cemetery Wheatley. Leamington Masonic Lodge # 290 A.F.and A.M. service Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Cancer Society.

Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at wwww.reidfuneralhome.ca.