Preston Birdwell, 79, of Orange, died Tuesday, April 3, at The Meadows in Orange.

Born in Cushing, TX., on April 11, 1932, he was the son of James C. Birdwell and Ada (Williams) Birdwell.

Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at King Cemetery in Hartburg.

Cremation was performed under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory in Bridge City.