Born on July 29, 1931
VICTORIA - Preston Hemphill, 82, of Victoria, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013. He was born July 29, 1931 in Eagle Lake to the late James and Martha Simmons Hemphill. He was a Korean War veteran with a rank of 2LT.
He is survived by his wife, Dolores Hemphill of Victoria; daughter, Melva Corbett of Houston; sons, Michael Hemphill of Eagle Lake and Reynardo Hemphill of Elm Grove; and sisters, Pansy Parker of Arizona and Annie Thompson of Dallas.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Providence Missionary Baptist Church, Eagle Lake. Interment will be at Rising Star Cemetery, Eagle Lake.
Tommy E. Taylor Funeral Home, 844 E. Guadalupe St., La Grange, 979-968-8163.