Birth: Thursday, April 06, 1933 in Scotland, Maryland
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Friday, May 04, 2018 at the age of 85
Laid to Rest: Thursday, May 10, 2018 in the St. Luke United Methodist Church Cemetery, Scotland, Maryland
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Preston White, 85, of Lexington Park, MD died May 4, 2018 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center. Preston was born April 6, 1933 in Scotland, MD to the late Caleb Douglas White and Helen Eva Handy. Preston proudly served his country in the Korean War. He was a long time resident of St. Mary's County and loved to work in his yard. Preston had a green thumb and always had flowers blooming in his yard.
Preston was a bus driver for The Lab School in Georgetown, DC until he retired in 2004. Preston married the love of his life, Mary C. White on April 18, 2011. Preston and Mary loved vacationing in Virginia Beach and he enjoyed spending time with his puppy/sidekick "Ben White". Preston enjoyed hanging out at the Lexington Park, Mr. Tire with "the guys".
Preston is survived by his wife, Mary Cecelia White and his children, Katie Barber of Capital Heights and John Thompson of Lexington Park, MD, 2 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings: Virginia White and Frances White and a host of Nieces and Nephews. Preston was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Sydney Caleb White, Hilda White, Margaret Barnes, Lena Gough and Howard Shorter.
Family will receive friends for Preston's Life Celebration on Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at St. Luke United Methodist Church, Scotland, MD 20687. A Funeral Service will be conducted by Reverend Delonta J. Hicks at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be John M. Thompson, Lamont White, Eric White, Eric White, Jr., Mervin White, Jr. and Carlos White. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.