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Preston L. Peoples

1942 - 2021

Preston L. Peoples 79, of Ridge Ave, Milton passed away on May 16, 2021 at Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg.  Born in Northampton, VA on March 4, 1942 he was the son of the late James D. and Pauline (Andrews) Peoples.  He was married on August 16, 1975 to the former Augusta Evans who survives. 


Preston was a 1960 graduate of East New York Vocational and Technical High School

in New York City, and he worked as a truck driver.  He served in the Army.  Preston was a member of Revival Tabernacle in Watsontown.  He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge 106 in Williamsport, American Legion Post 71 in Milton, and the VFW Post 1665 in Milton. He liked traveling, fishing and people watching.  He enjoyed talking to everyone and was always cracking jokes or giving advice.  He also enjoyed jazz and the blues.  Most importantly he loved time with his family, especially his grandchildren. 


He is survived by his wife, Augusta; his daughter, Dionne Woodbury and husband, Kenneth of Philadelphia; a sister, Madeline Batson of Queens, NY; two grandchildren, Noah and Morgan Woodbury and many in-laws, nieces, and nephews.


Preston was preceded in death by a brother, James D. Peoples, Jr.


Friends and relatives will be received from 10-11 a.m. on Monday, May 24 at Revival Tabernacle, 960 Susquehanna Trail, Watsontown where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. James R. Bond officiating.  Burial with military honors will be in Harmony Cemetery in Milton.


Sorry for your loss and prayers going up

My condolences to the amazing Mrs. Augustus Peoples and the extended Peoples family.

Dionne, he is just "away"!

All my love...

My Condolences and Prayers.

My condolences to Gus and her family. Prayers for you

Pastor Jeffery and Cynthia Bowens offer sincere condolences to Augusta, Dee Dee, and Family. May you find comfort in the love of Christ and the wonderful memories you share.

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