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Preston Jean Ellyson

April 5, 1941 ~ December 18, 2017 (age 76)

Preston Jean Ellyson of Dayton, Tennessee passed away at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois on Monday, December 18, 2017, having attained the age of 76 years, 8 months and 13 days.

Born in Panama City, Florida on April 5, 1941, he was the son of Clarence and Thelma Ellyson, nee Graham.

Preston was an over the road truck driver and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are his children, Roxanne (Dale) Dragert of Fairview Heights, Illinois and Richard (Karen Eaker) Elllyson of Fulton, Missouri; his grandchildren, Joshua Dragert, Amanda Dragert, both of Fairview Heights, Illinois, Jessica Ellyson of Ottumwa, Iowa and Justin Ellyson of Fulton, Missouri; his great-granddaughter, Amber Rose Houk of Ottumwa, Iowa, many cousins and many friends.

All services will be private.

The Creason Funeral Home in Millstadt, Illinois is assisting the family.

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