MAJOR JOSEPH GORDON PRESCOTT, 97, died peacefully August 8, 2017. He served in the Army Air Corps and US Air Force 22 years as a B29 pilot, was a certified life underwriter, certified family counselor, and member of Trinity Baptist serving there as a deacon, choir member, and soloist. Major Prescott is preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Mary Grace Kidd Prescott and survived by his daughter Marilyn Bond (JohnBond) and son Charles Prescott (Patricia Prescott); having 6 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation is 10 a.m. Saturday, August 12, with funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, 8899 Trinity Road, Cordova 38018. Military honors will be presented following the service at Elmwood Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to West Tennessee Veterans Home Foundation at the Arlington, TN Chamber of Commerce 901-867-0545 or arlingtontnchamber.com.