Charles Walter "Buck" Preston of Wayne
Charles Walter “Buck” Preston, 74, of Wayne, WV, passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 4, 2010 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, WV, by Brother Wilmer Napier, Brother Robert Wilson and Brother Buster Maynard. Burial will follow at the Preston Cemetery at Dunlow, WV. He was born November 7, 1936 at Dunlow, a son of the late Henry and Zella Gillispie Preston. Buck was a retired construction worker and member of Laborers’ Local 543 and the WV Department of Highways at Wayne. He was a member of the Rush Branch Church and a member of Vinson Lodge #66 at Fort Gay, WV. Two brothers-in-law, Nathan Queen and Luther Lovins, also preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Betty Dingess Preston; a son, Charles “Ronnie” Preston and wife, Betty of Wayne, WV; a step-son, Bryan Maynard and wife, Bonnie of Lavalette, WV; a granddaughter, Lori Staley and husband, Aaron; a step-grandson, Jacob Tyler Maynard; a great-grandson, Eli Staley; three sisters, Margie Lovins of Georgia, Ann Queen and Barbara Carroll and husband, Selvin of Wayne, WV; five nieces, Diane Steele, Cindy Smith, Melanie Maynard, Linda Napier and Susan Bowman; and a nephew, Randy Queen. Pallbearers will be Aaron Staley, Bryan Maynard, Jacob Maynard, Oscar Napier, Randy Queen and Selvin Carroll.