Preston from Mountain Men was born on 17th July 1957 and he grew up in Brevard, North Carolina. He was a very adventurous person who always loved hiking on Pisgah National Forest all his life. Keep reading to know more about him and know how did he die?
What Killed Preston Roberts?
Preston was diagnosed with cancer and he had a tumor on his liver and the diseases caused a lot of issues in his body, mainly was the lack of blood and oxygen flow in his body and the tumor was a kind that could not be operated on.
Preston died on 24th July 2017 due to his tumor and he died in the arms of his wife Kathleen and his family was there as well. He was also an artist, environmentalist, woodsman, craftsman, and an educator. He was a very famous cast member of the mountain men tv series.
Preston Roberts Net Worth And Salary Details
You can say that Preston has many qualities and he had achieved many titles during his lifetime. He also made knives up to 4 to 5 inches and sold them at $250. He was also an instructor who taught people about culture and primitive skills.
He also knows how to grow chickens and horses and he loved gardening as well. He was brought to the limelight when he started as a cast member in mountain men by The History Channel TV.
Preston’s net worth is unknown because he always lived as a low profiler but since he was famous, after his death, people raised $110,000 for his family and wife.
Preston Roberts Career Details
Preston studied at Atlantic Christian College and Appalachian State University and he got graduated in Arts. He also taught in Wilkes County School for 25 years and he also got the award of Teacher of the Year and he participated and worked in many cultural events and as an artist, he made knives.
Preston Roberts Marriage Details
Preston was married to Kathleen DuPont McGuire and they married in 1975 and he loved his wife so much that he used to say that beside every successful man, there is a woman.
They both had three sons and, in 2015, they celebrated their 40th anniversary. When he died, he was 60 years old and he made a best friend called Eustace Conway in 1982 and they met in the school and they were good friends till he died.