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Remembering William Harold (Bill) Prestage
William “Bill” Harold Prestage, the founder in 1983 of USAPEEC member Prestage Farms, died on Oct. 10 in Clinton, N.C. He was 87. A Michigan native, Prestage moved South to the Carolinas where he sold feed in the 1960s and then partnered with chicken and hog producer Otis Carroll to form Carroll’s Foods. With his wife, Marsha, and sons Scott and John, he started Prestage Farms when he was 48. Today it is one of the largest family-owned and family-operated...