Preston Taunton

DeFUNIAK SPRINGS — Preston Taunton, 74, of Freeport, Fla., died late Friday evening in a Niceville hospital.

Mr. Taunton was a native and lifelong resident Walton County, a veteran of World War II, and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Taunton of Freeport; a daughter, Deborah Ann Daniel of Crestview; two sisters, Vera Lee Brinson of Freeport, and Ruth Woods of Fort Walton Beach; four brothers, Dallas Taunton and Charlie Taunton, both of Bonifay, Kenneth and Leon Taunton, both of Freeport; and two grandchildren.

Services for Mr. Taunton will be 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Comander Funeral Home with the Rev. Tony McCollough, the Rev. Lois Long and Harold Taunton officiating. Burial will follow in Hatcher Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 5:30 Sunday.

[Source: Pensacola News Journal, December 8, 1986, page 12]

[Burial: Hatcher Cemetery, Freeport]

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