It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Preston Holmes Huntley, 85, on September 3, 2021 in the Valley Regional Hospital after a brief illness. Preston was the son of the late John and Josephine (Legge) Huntley. He was a life-long resident of Scott’s Bay.
Preston is survived by his wife of 36 years, Beverly (Martin) Huntley; her daughters Melissa Ellis, her children Michael and Megan of Tantallon and Mavis Huntley and her daughter Charlie of Bowmanville, ON; sister Virginia Starrat; brother Skip (Dorothy) Huntley; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Preston was predeceased by sister Myrna Dykens and Elaine Huntley; brothers-in-law Leslie Dykens, Glendon Starrat, and Michael Martin; and in-laws Don and Alice Martin.
There will be no visitation by request. A Memorial Service will be held on September 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Scott’s Bay Union Church. Due to COVID, seating will be limited. Memorial donations may be made to the Scott’s Bay Community Hall. Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr., Coldbrook, NS, B4R 1B9 (902-679-2822).