Charles Wesley Pritchard

Published 6:03 pm Monday, September 16, 2019

Charles Wesley Pritchard passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.  He was 86.

Born in Utica, he was the son of T.D. Pritchard and Evelina Ivey Pritchard. 

Charles was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, where he served as a sergeant.

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Charles was a heavy equipment operator and a retired employee of Waterways Experiment Station. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, James Allen Pritchard. 

Survivors include his wife, Carol Ann Pritchard; two daughters, Melissa Jill Pritchard Taylor (Sherman), Jackie Lynn Pritchard Allen (Jamie); four grandchildren, Nicole Pritchard Randle, Courtney Nevels, Kristen Goings and Alex Nevels; one sister, Dorothy “Dot” Harmon; one brother, W.M. Pritchard.

Services will be 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Tony Monk officiating.  Interment will follow at McClellan Cemetery in Utica.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday until the hour of service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Alex Nevels, Danny Rouse, Chuck Hopkins, Bill Meredith, Butch Landers and Billy Goings.