Henry Carroll Prestwood

henry prestwood

August 6, 1939 ~ December 3, 2023

Born in: Houston, Texas
Resided in: Flynn, Texas

Henry Carroll Prestwood of Flynn, Texas was born August 6, 1939 in Houston, Texas to parents, Erah Elizabeth (Buchanan) and Henry Clay Prestwood. He died December 3, 2023 at his home. He moved to Flynn from his long-time residence at Pt. Bolivar, Texas.

He worked for Armco Steel in Houston for many years prior to owning and operating his own air conditioning company, Adco Service. He was a 50+ year Mason and a Shriner. He was one of the organizers and an original firefighter of the Flynn Volunteer Fire Department.

He is survived by his wife, Polly, two daughters, Lynne (Lance) Barton of Cleburne, Texas and Kelly (Rick) Conley of Hunt, Texas. He is also survived by two sisters, Diane Prestwood and Mary Ann Seiter, both of Houston, Texas, a special cousin, A. L. “Buck” Buchanan of Bryan, Texas and one grandchild, Katy Conley and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Vanetia Baptist Church on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 11:00 am with visitation at 10:00 am with pastor Louis Neyland officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Flynn Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 113, Flynn, TX 77855 or your favorite charity.


Memorial Service: December 9, 2023 11:00 am

Vanetia Baptist Church
18063 PR 4205
Marquez, TX 77865

Visitation: December 9, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Vanetia Baptist Church
18063 PR 4205
Marquez, TX 77865

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  1. Daddy I will never be the same. What an honor it was to take care of you and be with you when you took your last breath!!! You have a BIG part of my heart. I know that you will always watch over me and be my angel!

  2. I hope the eternal light shines on you with the warmth that you left in your daughter’s heart. As I have felt the love in her words and the pain of your loss in her eyes.

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