Preston Lawhorne

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Preston Lawhorne
Preston Lawhorne


Preston Lawhorne


Preston Lawhorne


Yes! Attending Reunion
Residing In Lynchburg, VA USA
Spouse/Partner Joyce Green Lawhorne
Children Bradley, born 1974
Military Service Virginia National Guard  

Retired after Spending 44 years in the computer industry primarily in Sales and Sales Management.

The last 17 years were focused on computer security.

Helped found and build three computer security companies.


Member of the Lynchburg College 1901 Society. Honored to have a classroom dedicated to our family /in the Schewels Building on campus.

Became active with the University of Texas and the Littleton Society.

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School Story

Mr. L.H. McCue convinced me that I needed to go to college versus the Army. He also helped me qualify for the EC Glass Memorial Fund. A lot of students felt he was not involved or interested in the students but Mr. McCue changed my life.

National Honor Society

Hobbies, Passions, Travels




What did you always want to do that you haven't done yet?

Visit Laugharne, Wales to research our family ancestry

Do you still have family in the Lynchburg area?

Yes. We moved back to Lynchburg in December 2019.

In your 50 years since graduating from E. C. Glass, have you gained any words of wisdom or any experiences that changed your life?

Life is a puzzle. We spend our lives searching for the pieces that help define and complete our puzzle. The pieces come from our family and friends. They also come from the events that happen to us and the people we interact with thoroughout our lives.

Do you plan to attend the 50th class reunion to be held the last weekend in October?


Submitted the Reunion Registration Form?


Did you join the reunion website?


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Jan 13, 2020 at 9:14 PM
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Aug 01, 2019 at 12:46 PM

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Jun 05, 2019 at 8:13 PM

Hi Clasmates:
The Lynchburg boy is back. My new book, Still Looking for Pieces to Life’s Puzzle, just released in time for some fun summer and beach reading.

Picking up where Life Is a Puzzle with a Few Missing Pieces left off, my new book offers thirty more humorous short stories from my teen years through adulthood. My new stories cover topics like navigating family, friends, life, college, career, and retirement. I also share some crazy memories of cherry-bombed bathrooms, Sputnik, my military career, exploding outhouses, critters, Bigfoot, white-water rafting rescues, Incredible Hulk transformations, unlikely golf championships, DIY disasters, and my attempt to become a mountain man.

You can find both the paperback and e-reader editions are available on Amazon:

For the readers that would like a signed copy, the books will be available after June 15. Both books in the Life is a Puzzle series will be available with a special price for ordering both books. I am also offering PayPal and accept all major credit cards. It only took me two years to figure out how to do this! Please email me: if you are interested in this option. I will add you to my list when I receive my first edition inventory. I would be honored to sign for you. Buy all you want; we will print more!

Please enjoy Still Looking for Pieces to Life’s Puzzle. I hope it makes you laugh, smile, and remember our hometown. Also please share the news with all your friends. Thanks for your support!

May 21, 2019 at 10:40 AM

Hi Classmates.
Yesterday, we approved the book cover and interior of my new book "Still Looking For Pieces to Life's Puzzle."They will be printing a proof for review, then we can go into publication!

Here is the new cover. Let me know what you think! Yes, I wish I still had the car. Luckily, I will have the wife.

Hope you will enjoy the stories about our hometown and growing up in the 50s and 60s.

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Posted on: Dec 04, 2017 at 3:26 PM

Hello Classmates,

I am pleased to announce Amazon officially released my book “Life is a Puzzle with a Few Missing Pieces” in paperback and e-reader versions. The book location is based on Lynchburg and you will recognize many of the people, streets, and places that are in my stories.
You can find it by using this link:
As promised, the book does not solve world hunger, achieve world peace, or help define the meaning of life. The objectives of my stories are very simple. I hope the book will make you laugh, to smile, and to reflect on our past and present.
Thanks for being part of my memories.

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Nov 20, 2017 at 2:13 PM

Posted on: Nov 17, 2017 at 9:11 PM

My new book "Life is a Puzzle" is scheduled for release on Kindle/Amazon Dec 1. The book also went to the printers today and paperback should be available the first week of December. Here is a preview if you would like to read a few pages:
I think you will love this book!
Please check out my Facebook page entitled Life is a Puzzle with a Few Missing Pieces. Love to see you follow our progress.
THANKS everyone for the encouragement and great support.

Oct 25, 2017 at 3:48 PM
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Posted on: Nov 22, 2016 at 10:09 PM

Martin, it has been a while since Burroughs. Gald to see we are both still kicking.

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1967 National Honor Society
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