William Albert Prescott 57 of New Bedford passed away Thursday March 2, 2017 at St. Anne’s Hospital. He was the son of Annette (LeBert) Camacho of New Bedford and the late Howard Prescott. He was born in New Bedford and was a lifelong resident. William was employed as a commercial fisherman. Survivors include his mother, his brothers Shawn Prescott of Taunton and Timothy Prescott of New Mexico. He is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Richard Prescott. His funeral arrangements are private.