Rev. Ronald J Preston, born October 16,1966 in Galveston,Texas. To the late Pastor James Preston and Mrs. Betty Jean Preston. On Monday September 20 th , 2021 he answered the masters call and peacefully transitioned at his residence in Wichita Falls, TX.
Ronald was a 1985 graduate of West Brook High School. Ronald was a Member of West Brook High School’s Sound Power Marching Band. Where he played the saxophone. Ronald served in the United States Navy. Ronald also obtained a Bachelors and Masters in Theology. He also carried a CDL license and loved driving. Ronald worked for the city of Port Arthur for many years. Then UT South Medical
Center in Dallas, Texas and his final place of work was Tower Extrusions.
Rev. Preston grew up in Pleasant Green M.B.C, later attending Greater Macedonia M.B.C accepting Christ at an early age, being baptized at 10 years old. On February 25, 1992 at the age 25, Ronald preached his first sermon at Greater Macedonia M.B.C. Reverend Preston pastored in the golden triangle at Shiloh M.B.C for 5 years, He founded and pastored Emmanuel M.B.C. for 7 years, and Free Spirit M.B.C. for 1 year. Rev. Preston served under Pastor Fabian Jacko at Greater Golden Gates M.B.C as an associate minister, the male chorus, and served on hospitality committee. Later he moved to Wichita Falls, TX. and served under Pastor Robert Castle at Mount Pleasant M.B.C. serving as associate pastor, Male Chorus, and the Brotherhood. He later Joined Greater St. Mark M.B.C. under Rev. Robert Hunter where he became the assistant pastor.
He was preceded in death by; Mother, Mrs. Betty Jean Preston, Father, Pastor James Preston, Brother, Donald Preston Sr., Step Mother, Mrs. Lottie Preston, Father-in-law, Rev. Dr. Arthur Trainer, Mother-in-law , Mrs. Brenda Faye Trainer.
He leaves To Cherish his memory; his loving faithful wife ,Jennifer Trainer Preston, Sister , Debra Holmes (Pastor Glenn Holmes Sr.) of Beaumont, TX. Sons, Aaron Preston (Anna) of Hockley, TX, David Preston of Prairie View, TX, and Craig Preston of Wichita Falls, TX. Daughters, Brianna Preston of Houston, TX., Kaylynn Preston-Alpough (Jayante) of Beaumont, TX., and Kierra Preston of Wichita Falls, TX. Sister in laws, Felicia Dowell Preston of Atlanta, TX, Kimberly Ashford-Glover (Bobby) of Desoto, TX. One expected grandson, Alejandro Preston. His Aunt Margaret Anne. Nephews, Glenn Holmes Jr. Donald Preston Jr. Niece, Marquita Ashford. Close cousin/ brother Rev. Dr. David Trainer Sr. Sons in the Ministry ; Pastor West, and Rev. Dr. Harvey Bowden. 10 God children and 3 Bonus sons, and host of relatives and friends.