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Kenneth Preston

January 15, 1947 ~ June 1, 2021 (age 74)


Kenneth P. Preston, 74, of Russell, KY, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021 in the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center.

He was born January 15, 1947 in Ashland to the late Earl and Magdalene Preston.

Ken Graduated from Morehead State University with a degree in marketing. He retired from AK Steel in 2007.

Ken loved the outdoors enjoying fishing, camping along with hiking and biking. He valued spending time with his family and especially his granddaughters. He took a lot of pleasure in teaching them different things and taking them on outdoor adventures.

Survivors include his loving wife Barbara Lyon Preston of 41 years; two sons, Chad (Kerri) Preston of Chicago and Matt (Lynn) Mattingly of Lexington; three precious granddaughters, Maude Preston, Erica Mattingly and Ella Mattingly; his caring sister Earlean (Max) Picklesimer of Richmond, KY; along with his nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Carman Funeral Home with Pastor Kenny Hurst officiating. Burial will follow in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.  

Visitation will be after 11:00 a.m., Saturday at the funeral home.


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