George O. Prescott Sr.

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Aug. 13, 1928 – Aug. 2, 2016

NATCHEZ — Graveside services for George O. Prescott Sr., 87, who died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, at his residence, will be 11 a.m. today at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Stewart officiating.

Burial will follow under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

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Mr. Prescott was born on Aug. 13, 1928, in Osyka, the son of Robert Prescott and Pauline Olivia Brumfield Prescott.

He was a graduate of Mississippi State University and was retired as a quality control manager with Armstrong Tire and Rubber Company after 30 years of service. He also served in the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Prescott was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved son, Ricky; one brother, Robert Prescott Jr.; and two sisters, Edrie Wilkins and Evelyn Prescott.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Jo Prescott; one son, George Prescott Jr. and wife, Cathy; one daughter, Dee Ann Herring and husband, David; five grandchildren, Drey Prescott and wife, Mary Margarette, Colton Prescott and wife, Amy, Autumn Cooper and husband, David, Elizabeth Stewart and husband, Jared, and Victoria Townsend and husband, Courtney; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be sent to lairdfh.com.