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Preston E. Ambrose, 82, diedTuesday, April 12, 2011, at Silver Cross Hospital, in Joliet, Ill.. Born in Erwin. He was a Joliet area resident since 1953.
Mr. Ambrose was retired from Material Service Inc. He was a member of the Belmont A.C., Ingalls Park A.C., and the Wilmington Moose Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia L. Ambrose, his parents and seven siblings.
Survivors include his son: Edward (Stacy) Bargas of Joliet, Ill.; two daughters: Dawn Bargas of Joliet, Ill., and Helen Ambrose of Kentucky; two grandsons: Eric and Tyler Bargas; great-grandson: Landon Bargas; two sisters: Dorothy Yoakman, and Evelyn Proctor; two brothers: Billy Joe “Teenie” Ambrose, and James “Lilly” Ambrose; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mr. Ambrose were held Saturday, April 16, at 10 a.m., at Fred C. Dames Funeral Home Chapel, Joliet, Ill. Interment followed in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Fred C. Dames Funeral Home was in charge.