October 6, 2018

    Preston S. Billings, 97, passed away October 6, 2018.  Preston was born in Pittsfield, MA. to the late Frank and Golden Wave Billings.   He attended Tufts University and served as a Lt. (jg) in the US Navy during WWII.   He worked as a tool designer for General Motors until he retired in 1983.

    Preston and his loving wife Shirley spent many happy years traveling the world, skiing, sailing and camping with the kids.  He loved gardening, working with stained glass and a good margarita.  Preston was a very spiritual man who enjoyed reading his bible and playing the piano. 

    Preston is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley (Comstock); his children Cynthia, David (LuAnn), Michael (Angie) and Debbie; 5 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  He was loved and admired and will be missed by everyone who knew him. The family will gather privately to celebrate his life.  Contributions may be made to any music program of your choice. G.F. Zimmer Funeral Home, Chittenango is in charge of arrangements.