Charles Preece JR 51 of Clay City passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018 at his residence. He was born September 30, 1966 in Williamson, West Virginia to Charles and Vivian Preece. He is survived by his mother Vivian Preece of Clay City, his wife Janice Preece of Owingsville, son Matthew Williamson of Mt. Sterling, daughters Ashley Bullington of Owingsville, Brittney Cody and husband Matthew of Spartanburg SC, Katie Preece of Owingsville, four grandchildren, three brothers Joseph Preece of Clay City, Michael Preece of Clay City, Jamie Preece of Clay City, four sisters Melinda Hatfield of Mt. Vernon, ILL, Gail Tucker of Spartanburg, SC, Chrissy Owens and husband Scott of Spartanburg, SC, and Angie Thacker and husband James of Ransom, KY. He was preceded in death by his father Charles Preece SR. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the Grayson Funeral Home Chapel in Clay City with Bro. Eugene Preece officiating. Friends may visit Tuesday from 6 till 8 PM. Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of services.