Retired 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Preston L. Savoy, 98, died Sunday, October 15, 2006. He was an undergraduate at Tulane before graduating from Loyola Law School in 1933. He began his practice of law in Vermilion Parish in 1933 and in 1937 moved to Lake Charles where he was in general practice until 1941 when he was appointed Assistant District Attorney for the 14th Judicial District. In 1948 he was appointed judge in that same district and re-elected without opposition on two occasions. He served there until he was elected to the 3rd Circuit without opposition, taking his oath in 1960. He served on the circuit court bench until his retirement in 1973.