Edward H. Pritchett, 77, of Columbus, GA died Friday, February 8, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, February 11, 2013 at Glenn Anthony Baptist Church with Rev. Hank Reeves and Rev. Udell Addison officiating. Burial will follow in Parkhill Cemetery according to Striffler - Hamby Mortuary, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus. Active pallbearers will be Bill Kernels, Mark Land, Lane Jimmerson, Teddy Owens, Gill Mead, and Maurice Pearce. The family will receive friends Sunday from 5 P.M. until 7 P.M. at the funeral home.
Mr. Pritchett was born January 17, 1936 in Cataula, GA the son of the late Benjamin "Dock" Pritchett and the late Iona Williams Pritchett. He was a lifelong resident of Columbus and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He retired in 1997 from Bartley Properties after 40 years of service.
Mr. Pritchett was a member and deacon of Glenn Anthony Baptist Church where he was president and member of the Adult Sunday School Class, and was church treasurer for twenty years. He had a great love for Southern Gospel Music.
Mr. Pritchett was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Velma Rachels and Thelma Geiger; four brothers, Roy Pritchett, Doug Pritchett, Hayward Prtichett, and Rex Pritchett.
Survivors include, two brothers, Harold Pritchett and his wife, Barbara of Midland, and Tommy Pritchett of Covington; several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Glenn Anthony Baptist Church, 1109 39th Street, Columbus, Georgia 31904.