In memory of
Morris Gaylord De Preste
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In memory of
Morris Gaylord De Preste
Morris Gaylord De Preste, 72, of Aubrey, TX, passed peacefully from this life into eternal life on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Frisco, TX. He was born April 2, 1947 in Lockwood, MO to Paul Trenton De Preste, Sr. and Evalina (Hook) De Preste. Morris married Deborah Lee Mason on December 5, 1983 in Reno, NV. Morris graduated from Livermore High School. He served in the United States Army in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969 as a US Army Staff Sergeant and qualified as a sharpshooter. He was awarded the Purple Heart and two Bronze stars for his service in Vietnam. Morris was also a dedicated fork lift mechanic until he retired in July 2017 and decided to move to Texas. He loved the outdoors, fishing, camping, and hunting with his brother Paul in California. Morris was a wonderful man, friendly and respectful to everyone he met. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him. Morris is survived by his wife, Deborah of Aubrey, TX; mother, Evalina; children, Joshua Cameron De Preste of Denver, CO, Brian Creson and wife Gina of Aubrey, TX, and Michelle Creson of Aubrey, TX; grandchild, Logan Creson of Aubrey, TX; three brothers, Paul Trenton De Preste Jr. and wife Linda of Livermore, CA, Brian De Preste and wife Donita of Springfield, MO, and James De Preste of Joplin, MO; and two sisters, Vicki Peterson and husband Ronald of Clovis, CA and Joyce De Preste of Joplin, MO. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul. Inurnment will be 11:00AM on September 30, 2019 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas, TX. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Phyllis Stout and Slay Memorial Funeral Center.
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400 S Highway 377
Aubrey, TX 76227
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In memory of
Morris Gaylord De Preste
Morris Gaylord De Preste, 72, of Aubrey, TX, passed peacefully from this life into eternal life on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Frisco, TX. He was born April 2, 1947 in Lockwood, MO to Paul Trenton De Preste, Sr. and Evalina (Hook) De Preste. Morris married Deborah Lee Mason on December 5, 1983 in Reno, NV. Morris graduated from Livermore High School. He served in the United States Army in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969 as a US Army Staff Sergeant and qualified as a sharpshooter. He was awarded the Purple Heart and two Bronze stars for his service in Vietnam. Morris was also a dedicated fork lift mechanic until he retired in July 2017 and decided to move to Texas. He loved the outdoors, fishing, camping, and hunting with his brother Paul in California. Morris was a wonderful man, friendly and respectful to everyone he met. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him. Morris is survived by his wife, Deborah of Aubrey, TX; mother, Evalina; children, Joshua Cameron De Preste of Denver, CO, Brian Creson and wife Gina of Aubrey, TX, and Michelle Creson of Aubrey, TX; grandchild, Logan Creson of Aubrey, TX; three brothers, Paul Trenton De Preste Jr. and wife Linda of Livermore, CA, Brian De Preste and wife Donita of Springfield, MO, and James De Preste of Joplin, MO; and two sisters, Vicki Peterson and husband Ronald of Clovis, CA and Joyce De Preste of Joplin, MO. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul. Inurnment will be 11:00AM on September 30, 2019 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas, TX. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Phyllis Stout and Slay Memorial Funeral Center.
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Slay Memorial Funeral Center - Aubrey - Aubrey
400 S Highway 377
Aubrey, TX 76227
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