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Preston, Robert A.



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Robert A. Preston

January 3, 1934 - September 11, 2018

Robert A. Preston passed away September 11, 2018 at the age of 84. Dear son of the late Eugene "Bud" and Rose Preston; beloved husband of Mary (nee Hurst) Preston, loving father of Cathleen (Tim) Schmidt, Margaret Koss, and Teresa (Wade) Lynn; dear grandfather of Billy Koss, Sarah Koss, Steven Murdock, Nicole Koss, Aimee DuVall, Luke Lynn, and Robert Schmidt;  great-grandfather; and dear brother and twin of the late Eugene "Gene" Preston.

Bob enjoyed going to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and watching the deer. He loved spending time with his family.  He served in the National Guard, the U.S. Army and was a retired police officer from the City of St. Louis, he was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. He will always be fondly remembered by his family as  "S.O.B.- Sweet Ole Bob"


Services:  Visitation will be held Monday, September17, 2018  at McLaughlin Funeral Home, 2301 Lafayette Ave from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 PM. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 10:00 A.M.

Father Bommarito Officiating

Interment: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with Military Honors.

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