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Ivon Howel Prescott Sr.
SOUTH PARIS -- Ivon Howel Prescott Sr., 85, passed away on Jan. 1, 2013 at the Maine Veterans’ Home after a long illness.
He was born on June 7, 1927 in Liberty to Rex S. Prescott and Grace Boynton Prescott. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific theater during WWII, as well as the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He held various jobs, including at Bath Iron Works, and as an electrician’s helper, hospital orderly, shoe factory worker, and security guard. He lived much of his adult life in the vicinity of Gardiner. He sang bass and played guitar. He had a lifelong love of the outdoors. He was a Christian of deeply held convictions, and enjoyed helping disadvantaged youths.
He is survived by his three children, Dorothy Williams of Gardner, MA and her husband, Richard, Ivon H. Prescott, Jr. of Buffalo Grove, IL, and Barry Prescott of Dixfield and his wife, Melanie; grandchildren, Daniel, Mark, Samuel and Michael Williams, Heather Liebensohn, Laura Johnson, Erin Prescott Mills, Ian Prescott and Nicole, Melissa and Noah Prescott; great-grandchildren, Katie-Scarlett Williams, Steven Williams, Stephanie, Jacob and Abigail Liebensohn, Isabella and Isaiah Johnson and Ayden Prescott Mills; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Ruth Mansir Prescott; and his great-grandson, Jaxon Farrell Williams.
Services will be private. He will be interred in the Veterans’ Cemetery in Augusta.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the children’s organization or Christian church of your choice.