EMERY-Preston C. Anderson, age 77, passed away Oct. 9, 2008, at his home. Preston was born Feb. 10, 1931, in Emery to Clinton C. and Florence Johana Anderson. He married Deanna Darlene Cobb on April 20, 1968, in Glenwood Springs, Colo.
Preston grew up and attended school in Emery, and then at age 18, he joined the military. He served his country in the US Navy for 20 years, and then worked for another 20 years with the Civil Service. He retired in 1987 while living in California. He then moved back to Utah.
He spent a lot of time at Fish Lake where he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and the all around outdoors. He also loved his family and spending time together.
Preston is survived by his children: Preston (Cathy) Anderson of Emery, Chontell Anderson of California, and Destani (Tony) Almeida of Magna; a sister, Rene (Leif) Erickson of Emery; a sister-in-law, Christina Anderson of Grand Junction, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers: Bruce Anderson, Keith Anderson, and Maurice Anderson.
Funeral services was held Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the Emery LDS Ward Chapel. There was a viewing that same day at 1 p.m.at the church prior to the services. Interment will be in the Emery Town Cemetery. Services were in the care of Fausett Mortuary.