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OBITUARIES July 28, 2017

3/20/2017 12:16:00 PM
Roger Lee Preston, 66, Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home

Roger Lee Preston, 66, liked to invent and build

Roger Lee Preston, 66, of Elizabethtown died at 7:39 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2017, at his home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home in Columbus with Pastor Philip Bogear officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2017, and from 9:30 a.m. until time of services Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Mr. Preston was a maintenance technician at Master Power Transmission, retiring July 29, 2016, after 48 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, motorcycle riding, woodworking, and inventing and building things. He was also a handyman.

Mr. Preston was born August 8, 1950, in Greensburg, the son of Robert and Mabel Clark Preston. He married Judy C. Priddy October 24, 1969.

Survivors include his wife; sons, Roger Dale Preston of Chicago and Jason Lee Preston (Melissa) of Arlington; and grandchildren, Dalton Lee, Hunter Logan, and Zavier Colton Preston.

Mr. Preston was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Mary Vansicle, Mona Wallace, Pauline Snyder, Shirley Cross, Jenny Clemens, Alice Preston, and Sandy Cheek; and a brother, L.W. "Jake" Preston.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

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