Thomas E. Preston, 82 of Batavia, passed away on November 9, 2023 at LeRoy Village Green. He was born in Warsaw on November 30, 1940 to the late Dr. Willard D. and Ruth (Meisner) Preston. Tom is predeceased by his siblings, Willard D. Preston III, John Preston and Mary Ann Preston.
Mr. Preston worked at Mancuso Motors for many years and then retired from LeRoy Motors. He was a baptized member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Batavia. Tom loved working on cars and racing cars.
Tom is survived by his beloved wife, Dorothy L. (Bernard) Preston of Batavia, sister-in-law, Mary Ann Preston of Batavia, brother-in-law, Rev David (Ruth) Bernard of Wayland, along with many nieces, nephews.
There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held privately, he will be laid to rest in Batavia Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee County Animal Shelter, 3841 West Main Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020. To leave an online message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home, 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.