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PFC Preston Ivory Russaw
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1946
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1968, Vietnam

Funeral services for Marine Private First Class Preston I. Russaw, 19, of Diboll, were scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Royal Funeral Home Chapel in Nacogdoches with burial to follow at Rusk Cemetery.

PFC Russaw was killed in action, February 7, 1968 in the Vietnam war. He attended high school at Diboll before entering the service. He had been in the Marines less than a year and in Vietnam less than 6 months.

The body was brought from San Francisco, Ca. to Dallas on Feb. 25 and was brought to Nacogdoches by the Royal Funeral Home.

PFC Russaw, who grew up in Nacogdoches, had lived in Diboll for the past 3 years.

His parents are Mr. & Mrs. Preston Russaw of 406 Robert Williams, Diboll.

Services will be conducted by Royal Funeral Home and a Marine Corps group from Louisiana.

Obituary in The Lufkin Daily News, Feb. 27, 1968

Obit courtesy of Judy Murphy (#47209326) 
Note: PFC U.S. Army Vietnam
Rusk Cemetery
Nacogdoches County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Dec 15, 2011
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PFC Preston Ivory Russaw
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PFC Preston Ivory Russaw
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KILLED IN ACTION, Feb. 7, 1968
- Judy Murphy
 Added: Nov. 11, 2014
You and men like you, are the reason we are free today! As a spouse of a NAVY veteran I salute you sir for the sacrifices that you made!
- CindyS
 Added: Oct. 11, 2014

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