Calling Hours:
Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 3:00-5:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA

Funeral Service:
Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 5:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
Rev. William Kirker, Chaplain of St. Paul's, officiating

Burial will be in Delaware Cemetery

Gary J. Preston, age 66, of S. Good Hope Rd., W. Salem Twp., passed away Thursday morning, October 31, 2019 in his residence.

He was born in Greenville on May 1, 1953 to James L. and Joan (Bollenbacher) Preston. Gary was a 1971 graduate of Reynolds High School and a 1977 graduate of Thiel College with a BA in Accounting. From 1978-2000 Gary worked in the family business on their farm in W. Salem Twp. and from 2001 until his passing he was the owner/operator of the business.

On October 4, 1980 he married the former Beth Lambert, she survives at home. Also surviving are his parents, two daughters; Lindsay Shull and her husband Brandon of Sahuarita, AZ and Caitlyn McConnell and her husband Joshua of Valparaiso, IN, a son; David

Preston and his wife Alexis of Greenville; two brothers, Gail Preston of Greenville and Kevin Preston of Florida and four grandchildren, Hannah, Alice, Hailey and Gray.

Gary was preceded in death by an infant brother, Lonnie Jo Preston.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenville Area Public Library, 330 Main St., Greenville, PA 16125 or to the Oncology Patient Care Fund, c/o Cancer Registry Fund at UPMC Horizon Greenville 110 N. Main st. Greenville, PA 16125.



  1. Patricia Swartz Patricia Swartz
    November 2, 2019    

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to Beth, David, Alexis, Gray and family… Sincerely, Regis & Trisha Swartz

  2. Tim Allen Tim Allen
    November 2, 2019    

    My thoughts and prayers go out to your family at this time of loss. May you RIP Gary my dear friend.

  3. Pam Cianci Pam Cianci
    November 2, 2019    

    Sending love and prayers to you and your family Beth.❤

  4. Beth Woods Lawyer Beth Woods Lawyer
    November 3, 2019    

    So sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. Love and prayers to his family. RIP Gary….

  5. Fred callahan Fred callahan
    November 4, 2019    

    Prayers and condolences to Jim,Joan and the entire Preston family.May God speed your healing.

  6. Thomas Limber Thomas Limber
    November 4, 2019    

    Very sorry for your loss. It has been years since I last saw Gary but I always remember him from RHS wrestling.

  7. Shari (Morrison) Kays-Whitten Shari (Morrison) Kays-Whitten
    November 12, 2019    

    I’m so sorry to learn of Gary’s passing. I haven’t seen Gary since our graduation but remember him as rather quiet and respectful as well as a good student. Prayers for his heartbroken family.

  8. Vicki Coxson Vicki Coxson
    November 13, 2019    

    I am sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.

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