Mr. Pritchett was born March 12, 1937, in Cloudy, Okla., to John Frank and Maudie Marie Robison Pritchett. He married Jean Ann Cook on Jan. 5, 1955, in Alice and was self-employed in the oil and gas industry.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Ann Pritchett of Corpus Christi; a son, Mark W. Pritchett of Beeville; a daughter, Jana Bickham of Corpus Christi; a sister, Dorothy Jean White of Sandia; two granddaughters, Erin Bickham and Hailey Bickham and caregivers, Trina Gaither and Olga Elizalde.
Visitation was held from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel.
The funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at Beeville Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Stowe officiating. Interment followed at 4:30 p.m. at Beeville Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were Ken Hobbs, Ken Hobbs Jr., Timothy Lange, Brett King, Matthew Brezina, Brett Burgeson, Trey Burgeson and Russell Cook.
Honorary pallbearers were David Grumbles and Mel Davis.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel