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Dennis Scott Preston
"Chops"
November 15, 1945 - August 22, 2011

"Personality is a skill"


Dennis Scott Preston (Chops), a former New Rochelle resident, passed away on August 22, 2011 at the Veterans Hospital in Manhattan. He was born in New Rochelle, NY on November 15, 1945 to William Preston, Sr. and Olive Waters Preston. He attended New Rochelle High School and entered the United States Air Force shortly after graduation. He served his country in Vietnam. He married Minnie Bryant and they relocated to Los Angeles, CA where he resided for many years. From that union, Leticia Preston was born. Dennis returned to New York eight years ago and was semi-retired for two years before fully retiring.

Dennis is survived by his daughter Leticia Preston of Atlanta, GA, stepdaughter Loretta Bryant of Atlanta, GA, two brothers William (Paula) Preston of North White Plains, NY, and Wayne (Sarah) Preston of New Rochelle, NY. Also survived by an uncle, Lawrence (Dorothy) Preston of Arverne, NY, an aunt, Floydean Kelly of Richmond, VA, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parents.

Published in the the LoHud Journal News on August 27, 2011


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