Funeral services for Thomas R. Preston, age 75 of Canton will be held on Friday (Oct 18, 2013) at 4:00pm at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Pastor David Sheppard officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Ingham Cemetery in Brier Hill.
Calling hours will also be held on Friday at the funeral home from 3:00pm until the time of the service. Mr. Preston passed away Sunday (Oct 13, 2013) at the Canton Potsdam Hospital.
Surviving are two brothers Henry Preston of Ogdensburg, James Preston of Hammond; nieces Helen Paquette & her husband Richard of Brier Hill, Holly Preston & her companion Michael Noody of Hammond, Judy Preston & her companion Arnie Slate of Theresa, Bonnie Clark-Webber of VA; nephews Franklin Preston of Hammond, Billy Preston & his companion Kelly Frances of Lisbon, Michael Preston of Macomb, Kenny & Danny Clark both of Syracuse along with many great-nieces & nephews.
Thomas was predeceased by his siblings Dale Preston, Alfred Preston, Donald Preston, Ronald Preston, Franklin Preston, Mary Elizabeth Preston & Joyce Clark.
Thomas was born on November 22, 1937 in Hammond, NY a son of the late Alfred W. & Phyllis L. (Goodwin) Preston. He owned and operated two dairy farms and repaired farm equipment for businesses in Theresa, Booneville, Canton, Black Lake and Heuvelton during his career. He enjoyed raising cattle and repairing farm equipment.
Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of ones choice. Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.