Richard “Dick” Prescott

May 31st

Richard “Dick” Prescott, 84, of Leesburg, IN passed away on May 30, 2016.  He was born on June 8, 1931 in Union City, IN to Henry & Helen (Potter) Prescott.  On December 18, 1954  he married Mary Hicks who survives.  He was a 1949 graduate of Madison Township High School.  He was a 1951 graduate of International Business College, 1955 graduate of  Ball State University and a Lieutenant in the Air Force.    He was an airline pilot for American Airlines for 25 years.  He was an instructor for the International Business College for 5 years, and served in the National Guard as a Major.  He is survived by his wife – Mary Prescott of Leesburg.  1 son – Michael (Joanna) Prescott of Syracuse.  4 daughters – Sandra Screeton of Fort Wayne, Vickie (Bill) Zimmer of Charlotte, NC, Lisa Glon of Syracuse, and Lori Prescott of Syracuse.  5 grandchildren – Lauren (Michael) Honeycutt, Haley Zimmer, Ashley (Michael) Martin, Sadie & Greyston Grumme.  4 greatgrandchildren.   2 brothers – Tom (Ellen) Prescott of Troy, OH, Harry (Diane) Prescott of Union City, IN.  2 sisters – Judy (Dick) Keltner of Odessa, FL, and Becky (Don) Owens of Easley, SC.  Visitation will be Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 4-8 PM  at the Eastlund Funeral Home.  Services will be Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11 AM at the funeral home.  Burial will be at the Pleasant Hill cemetery in Union City.  memorial contributions may be made to the Food Pantries of North Webster and Syracuse.

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