Preston Symon Day

Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough declared December 14 Preston Symon Day as  Meals on Wheels’ oldest client turned 100 years old   Volunteers and family gathered to celebrate Preston Symon Day.  Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough read and presented a proclamation from the City outlining Symon’s distinguished military career – he earned a Purple Heart in WWII – and other major milestones in his life.  Symon married Olga, the girl across the street, who was the love of his life until she died in 1998.  They had a son, Dennis, who married Angel and had two children, Nichole and Michael.  Preston has three grandchildren.  He was an avid golfer and bowler until his early 90s when health reasons slowed him down.  Preston continues to live on his own watching sports, old westerns and his grandson Michael on The Chew. Westlake Meals on Wheels volunteer drives and staff serenaded Symon with a special birthday song and presented a flower cake, balloons and more Read More