MORRIS HARDY PRESTON

Posted Feb. 24, 2009, at 7:43 p.m.

EDMUNDS – Morris H. Preston, 60, beloved husband of Elizabeth, died unexpectedly Feb. 23, 2009. He was born July 12, 1948, in Lubec, to Hardy and Ruth Preston. Morris touched the lives of all the people he knew; he was able to put a smile on your face no matter what, a friend to everyone, a great husband and a wonderful father. One of Morris’ biggest enjoyments in life was fishing, he also loved to bake, and was an excellent cook, but most of all he enjoyed his family. Morris was predeceased by his father, Hardy R. Preston; a son, David Preston; and a brother, Stephen Preston. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Elizabeth (Jones) Preston; his mother, Ruth Preston of Edmunds; a daughter, Dawn Preston and fianc?, Larry Cox, of Edmunds; a son, Morris Preston and wife, Rebecca, of Calais; three brothers, Calvin Preston and his wife, Donna, of Dennysville, Dennis Preston and his wife, Gail, and George Preston, all of Edmunds; two sisters, Juanita Matthews and her husband, Larry, of Edmunds, and Lydia Preston of Washington state; six grandchildren, Sarah, Desiree, Heaven, Naomi, David and Brenden; several nieces and nephews, including one special nephew, Justin Matthews; and his best friend, Butch Smith. Morris will be sadly missed by his many friends and family. All are welcome to share at his memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Edmunds Consolidated School, 21 Harrison Road, Edmunds, with Bill Sawtelle officiating. The family will hold a private graveside at Morris’ favorite fishing hole in the spring. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.

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