Preston, William Howard Bailey
November 15, 1925 - September 2, 2017
William Howard Bailey Preston, MD of Coppell Texas, passed away at 10:27pm on September 2, 2017 in Plano, Texas surrounded by family.
He was born on November 15, 1925 in Bellville Ontario, Canada to Judd Bailey Preston and Alice (Osborne) Preston, with sister, Helen, brother, Royden and James all now deceased.
Bill was married to Joyce Marie Bousquet on June 3, 1951 in Espanola, Ontario Canada. Joyce passed away in 2008 after 57 years of marriage to Bill.
Bill graduated from the University of Toronto School of Medicine and practiced family medicine and general surgery from 1951 to 1980 in Burlington, Ontario Canada. Bill was loved by all his patients, friends and family. He always had a smile and never meet a stranger. In 1980 he moved to Duncanville, Texas to practiced medicine until retiring to Punta Gorda, Florida in 1995 with Joyce. There he enjoyed sailing and golfing. In 2001 Bill and Joyce moved back Coppell, Texas to be closer to their children and grandchildren. Bill and Joyce finally moved to Christus St. Joesph Village where they made many friends and enjoyed their time together at this wonderful senior community.
Bill is survived by his children, Judy Marie (Dawn Gardham) Preston, Dean William Preston, Michael John (Debra) Preston, Scott Gregory (Teresa) Preston and Paul William (Lori) Preston; grandchildren Jessica, Christopher, Bailey, Macie, Noah and Luke all will miss their grandpa dearly.
Memorial Service will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Holy Family Chapel/Christus St. Joseph Village, 1103 E. Sandy Lake Road, Coppell, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Family Chapel at Christus St. Joseph Village, 1103 E. Sandy Lake Road, Coppell, Texas.
Special thanks to the staff of St. Joseph Village, Legacy at Willow Bend and Vitas Healthcare for their care and compassion while taking care of Bill during his final days.
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