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Richard Matthew Preston

July 24, 1956 ~ September 9, 2022 (age 66)


Mr. Richard Matthew Preston, 66, of Baltimore passed away from natural causes on September 9, 2022. He was the longtime companion of Cindy Chrystal of Baltimore. 

Born in Baltimore on July 24, 1956, Rick was the son of the late Emmart and Mary Preston. He worked for Verizon as a Switchman for 40 years until his retirement. He was a loving father, grandfather, uncle and was a well-known and respected football coach in the Linganore community. 

Rick is survived by his son, Nicholas Preston; former spouse Angela Bramble Preston; siblings, Mary Jean Trivette & husband Randy and William Preston & wife Pat; nieces and nephews, Danielle Hanson, Darl Gnau, Andrew Gnau, Matthew Preston, Jamie and Chad; stepson Jason Chrystal & wife Kimberly; grandchildren, Jasmin, Jacqueline, Justus, Jevan and Jovy; many friends and other relatives, including the Baltimore Ravens. He was preceded in death by his son, Charles Richard Preston, and by his brothers Robert E. Preston and Charles H. Preston. 

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 16th from 7 – 9pm at the Resthaven Funeral Home & Community Center, 9501 B Catoctin Mountain Hwy. in Frederick, where a funeral service will begin at 10am on Saturday. Floral tributes are welcome, or in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association (heart.org) or the SPCA (mdspca.org). 

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


September 16, 2022

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
9501-B Catoctin Mtn.. Hwy.
Frederick, MD 21701

Funeral Service
September 17, 2022

10:00 AM
Resthaven Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
9501-B Catoctin Mtn.. Hwy.
Frederick, MD 21701

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