John Preston, Jr., age 65, died suddenly on August 20, 2018 in Tennessee. A self employed contractor in Central Ohio since 1968. Survived by his wife, Christine "Chris" Mayer Preston; sons, John J. Preston, III and wife, Lisa (Francisco), Scott and wife, Katie (Selby) Preston, Nick and wife, Emily (Steva) Preston; grandchildren, Travis, Anna, Luke, Leah and Jack Preston; parents, Rose and John J. Preston; sister, Robin Preston Major and husband, Anthony; brother, David Preston; many other relatives and friends. Friends may call 3-8 p.m. Monday, August 27 at St. Elizabeth Church, 6077 Sharon Woods Blvd., where his Memorial Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 28. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be in his name to the St. Francis DeSales Scholarship Fund, 4212 Karl Rd., Columbus, OH 43224.