William Norwood Prescott

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MATTHEWS, Ga. - William Norwood Prescott, 74, loving husband of the late Barbara Ann Stewart Prescott, entered into rest Tuesday afternoon, January 20, 2015 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM Saturday, January 24, 2015 in the James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Davison and Rev. Ed Chance officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery. One of eight children born to the late Amie Lou Johnson Prescott and the late William Lee Prescott, Norwood was a lifelong resident of Matthews and was a member of Mt. Moriah UMC. He retired after working at Barrow & Prescott for 25 years, at Plant Vogtle for 5 years, and making deliveries for Buck Jones Nursery. He also farmed and raised cows, goats and quail and was well-known for his vegetable garden and his old John Deere tractor collection. Being very humorous and quick witted, Norwood loved laughter and living life to its fullest. He was a man of integrity who honored his word and always did the right thing. Being generous to a fault, he was always ready to help other anyway he could. His greatest love was for his family who will miss him tremendously. Norwood is also preceded in death by his brother, Bryant Prescott; grandson, Mark Purvis; and great-grandson, Bryson Vause. Survivors include his children, Dianne Rabitsch (Buddy), Tanny Prescott (Janet), Susan Kuehne (Charles), Bill Prescott, and Lisa Usry (Bob); six siblings, Bernice Arrington (Bill), Helen Howard, Rowan Prescott (Linda), Janice Dowdy (Bruce), Wanda McGahee, and Hank Prescott; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and many friends. Serving as pallbearers will be John Creech, Kenneth Hughes, Anthony Kelley, Jake Kight, Buddy Rabitsch, Matt Story, Tom Thurman and Larry Van Winkle. The family will receive friends at James Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00PM Friday evening, January 23, 2015. Visit JamesFHWrens.com sign to sign the guestbook. James Funeral Home - Wrens, GA

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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Jan. 23, 2015
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