Preston, Howard Gordon

72 years, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Loving husband of 46 years to Lillian Clara. Survived by sister Gertrude McKinnon (late Don) and sister-in-law Nina Preston as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister Hazel Grieve (2012) and brother Herbert Preston (2013). Howard worked for many years as a security guard until his retirement in 2000. In keeping with Howard’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service to celebrate Howard’s life will be held at The Salvation Army, 88 Setterington Street, Leamington on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. Captain Cory Vincent officiating. Interment at Kingsville Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Salvation Army or a charity of your choice by contacting the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort or make a charitable contribution at

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