On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Bill Prestage reportedly passed dead suddenly, according to an online obituary. The deceased’s cause of death, however, was not made public.
As we grieve alongside family and friends for this significant loss, words can’t adequately express our sorrow for your loss. We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the deceased. Accept our sympathies, and may God comfort you via our prayers. Kindly accept our sincere sympathies.
North Carolina and the Nation has lost a visionary leader in protein production with the passing of Bill Prestage. I had tremendous respect for him, his strong business sense, strong work ethic and his devotion to his family. Bill was a man of his word. If he said it then you could take it to the bank. — Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler – N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services wrote
We at Prestage Farms and Prestage Foods are deeply saddened to convey that our founder and president Bill Prestage passed away October 10.
While Mr. Prestage’s accomplishments were significant and his contributions to agribusiness far reaching, it was his drive, passion, and great love for his family and employees that inspired us every day. He will be deeply missed, but we will continue his good work in honor of him.
On behalf of the entire Prestage team of employees across our family of companies, we extend our deepest sympathies and love to cofounder and loving wife, Marsha Prestage, and the entire Prestage family. – Prestage Farms
Prayers sent out to mr. Bill prestage family for there loss I worked for mr bill for 18 years and I couldn’t ask for a better place to work for and he always treated his employees like family he will be truly missed. – Karen N Jimmy Mcclenny
Please send prayers and sympathies to the deceased’s family and friends; they would be greatly appreciated during this trying time.