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Preston Samuel True
  • In lieu of flowers the family wishes all memorial donations be made to the Louisiana War Veterans Home, 4739 Hwy 10, Jackson, Louisiana 70748 in Preston's memory.
  • Louisiana War Veterans Home
    4739 Hwy 10
    Jackson, LA 70748

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“Nancy i am so sorry for you and your family's loss. I only met him once, but I new him through David and David loved him dearly and always worried...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: DEBRA COLLINS - GONZALES, LA

“Sorry for your loss. It's been a while since I've seen Preston but I remember him as a super talented painter and a big sweet man. Every time I ran...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Lara (Payne) Chauvin - LA

“Nancy and family, so sorry to learn of Preston's passing. I won't be able to be at the service but will be thinking of all of you. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Glenn Sanchez - Ponchatoula, LA

“Love you Preston and I know you loved us.Had so many good times and know we will see each other again.If you see Jimmy up there give him a big biker...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Glynda Priester - elberta, AL

“Road trips,good times,many good memories. He will be missed. RIVER BOTTOM BOYS-SPIDER ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Bobby Staring - Hahnville, LA

“NancyWe were all so saddened to hear of Preston's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family. Sincerely,Elliott, Shelly,...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Elliott Vega - Hammond, LA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Been a long time but I remember him well. Ride em high Preston. Paint your art work in heaven.. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jean Priester - LA

“We lived around the corner from Preston in North Baton Rouge. He was always such a nice neighbor. May he Rest In Peace. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: A friend


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Preston Samuel True, 68 years old of Jackson, Louisiana, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Lady of The Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge.
He was born on Wednesday, September 29, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana to Samuel William, Sr. and Rose Owens True. Preston enjoyed life and loved Harley Davidson Motorcycles, bike week at Daytona, jazz music and sitting on the veranda watching the birds. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

Preston is survived by his sister, Nancy Vega and her husband Paul, also several nieces, a nephew and close friends.

Preston is preceded in death by his parents, Samuel William, Sr. and Rose Owens True, his brother, Samuel Williams True, Jr. and his sister, Lela Woodlock.

A Visitation for Preston will be held on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Ponchatoula.
A Funeral Service Celebrating Preston's Life will immediately follow visitation at 2:00pm in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Carter Cemetery in Springfield.

In lieu of flowers the family wishes all memorial donations be made to the Louisiana War Veterans Home, 4739 Hwy 10, Jackson, Louisiana 70748 in Preston's memory

Preston's guest book can be viewed at www.harrymckneely.com.