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Preston A. Pendergraft, Jr., an Interior Designer, was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 23 1931. He attended Sequoyah Grade School, Cleveland Junior High and graduated from Will Rogers High School. He grew up with his brother Bill on an acreage north of Tulsa, Oklahoma digging caves, building tree houses, swinging on vines and playing outdoors all day.
He joined the cub scouts and boy scouts which fostered his love of the outdoors. After graduating from high school he served two years in the Army stationed in Germany. He attended Oklahoma State University where he studied Interior Design. His career took him from Guam, California, New Mexico, Colorado, Washington DC to Hawaii. During the last ten years of his career he designed over 220 health care facilities in over 17 states. His leisure time was spent camping with his family and pursing the great outdoors.
He is survived by his daughters Lisa (Pendergraft) Adolph of Austin, Texas, her husband Jeff and grandaughter Mollie, daughter Amy Pendergraft of Chandler Arizona, and former wife Lois Pendergraft of Oklahoma City,Oklahoma.
A reception in Preston’s honor will be held 6:00 P.M. Saturday, February 11, 2017. Please contact his daughter Lisa for details. Tel: (512) 569-2576.
A private memorial service with military honors will be held at a later date.