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Peco Foods Honors the Life of Bobby Wilburn
Peco Foods, one of the nation’s largest poultry companies, today honors the legacy of Bobby Wilburn, who passed away Friday, April 7, 2023, at age 66.
Wilburn, a 38-year veteran of Peco, took a leave of absence earlier this year as the Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing – Commodity to focus on his health.
“There will never be another Bobby Wilburn. He lived out Peco’s core values every day with a commitment to do the right thing and build lasting relationships with people,” said President and CEO Mark...
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...
In Memory of Gerald "Jerry" Lloyd Allison
Gerald “Jerry” Lloyd Allison passed away peacefully on August 17, 2022, at the age of eighty-four in Atlanta, Georgia his home since 1967. His battle with medical issues in recent years showed his courage and determination in facing life challenges with optimism and strength. Jerry is the son of Marjorie and Lloyd Allison and was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 12, 1938.
As a young boy in LaGrange, Illinois, Jerry’s incredible work ethic came through early when he started delivering papers at twelve, by fifteen he was a managing a team...
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