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Obituaries

April 10, 2013

Leon R. Preston

Leon R. Preston

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. — Leon R. Preston, 79, of Truth or Consequences, N.M., formerly of Hobart, passed away March 26, 2013.

He served in the United States Air Force from 1952 until 1956.

He married Velda Partington on Nov. 4, 1956.

Leon worked as a truck driver until his retirement in 1987.

He enjoyed baseball, hunting, fishing, reading, and being with his family. 

Leon is survived by his wife, Velda; daughter, Debbie (Allen) Rybicky of Harpersfield; son, Butch (Dana) Preston, Belgrade, Mont.; grandsons, Brian Rybicky, Redding, Calif., and Justin Rybicky, Harpersfield; brother, Gail Preston, and sister, Ruth Simmons, both of Harpersfield; sisters, Georgianna McMullen of Hobart, and Lucille Parrow of Hallstead, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews. 

At the request of the family there will be no services. 

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