PREST, William Franklin “Bill” – Passed away after a short illness on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, with family at his side. Bill of Hastings, formerly of Norwood, Warsaw and Peterborough at 87 years of age.
Beloved husband of Velma May Prest (Payne-Kidd) for 25 years. Dear father of Lauri Prest (Brian Benn) and the late Marshall Prest (1993). Loving grandfather of Shawna and Robin, and great-grandfather of three.
Brother of the late Jack (1956). Step-father of Michael Kidd (Joanne), Tracey Dunford (Rick), Leanne Faul, and grandfather to Kayla, Kyle, Bethany, and Sam.
Retired manager of YMCA Peterborough, and retired from his farm in Norwood. Past President of the Norwood Lions Club (86-87). Bill kept active with lawn bowling, curling, shuffleboard and was an avid reader. Bill and Velma were snowbirds, enjoying their trailer home in Florida for 16 winters.
At Bill’s request, cremation has taken place with no visiting or service. Donations to the Huntington Society of Canada would be appreciated. Condolence notes may be made at www.communityalternative.ca.
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