Obituary of Forrest Preston

Forrest H. Preston, 65, went to be with the Lord December 20, 2018, while at his home in Tool, TX.

Forrest was born October 3, 1953 to Cody and Neva Dell (Hunter) Preston in Waxahachie, TX

Forrest was an electrician by trade and was proud of being on the crews that "Turned on the Lights", at Tool Elementary, Kemp High School and several Tyler schools.

Forrest liked to tease and tell jokes with his family and friends.  His passion was fishing on Cedar Creek Lake.  That was his sanctuary.  On February 6, 2006, Forrest and his pal, Eulis Tarno checked a box on their bucket lists when they caught a lake record appaloosa catfish (83.8 pounds) on a trout line.  

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother William (Bill) Cody Preston, Sr., brother in law Jack Wilson, nephew William (Cody) Preston, Jr. and granddaughter Miley Beleele. 

Forrest leaves behind his wife Marcy.  Sons Heath Preston and wife Bridget of Alpharetta, GA, Ryan Preston and wife Windy of Mabank, Curtis Preston and wife Natalie of Blanco, Son in law Gary (Gil) Beleele, Jr. and wife Amanda of the Woodlands, Daughters in law Angie Kiihni and husband Shane of Shreveport, LA and Miranda Weisinger and husband Timmy of Athens, TX, Sister in law Benlee Preston of Kaufman, TX, Sisters Charlotte Mitchell of Emory, TX and Bobbie Cross and husband David of Pennsville, NJ, Mother in law Jean Wilson of Coalgate of OK, Brother in law Will Wilson and wife Jahree of Coalgate OK, Sister in law Kay Boyd and husband Wayne of Houston, nieces April Preston-Barnes and husband Jacob of North Richland Hills and Jaclyn Preston of Kaufman, TX.  Granddaughters:  Katie Preston, Rylie Preston, Fynlie Preston, Sawyer Preston, Maelee Weisinger and Maevis Weisinger.  Grandsons:  Gary Ray Beleele, III, Maddox Beleele, Austin Kiihnl, Aiden Kiihnl and Trent Weisinger.

Forrest's Celebration of Life will be 2:00pm, Sunday, February 10, 2019, at the Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church, Tool, TX.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      io