Dr. John Morris Pritchard, Sr., 84, died Sunday, October 27, 2019. Born in Charleston, Mississippi, he was the son of the late Morris Ladell Pritchard and Laura Sayle Pritchard; brother to the late: Frankie and Billy Pritchard and grandfather to the late Hunter Pritchard. Dr. Pritchard worked as an equine veterinarian and most enjoyed owning thoroughbred racehorses.
Survivors include three sons and their spouses: John and Cindy of Watkinsville, Sayle and Christine of Watkinsville and Anthony and Shannon of Franklin, GA; siblings: Robert W. Pritchard, Sr., James M. Pritchard, Lilla Jo Ford and Tommy Hixon. There are five surviving grandchildren including John M Pritchard III , Abigail Pritchard, Lexi Pritchard, Auburn Pritchard Jr, and Victoria Pritchard. Also there are two great grandchildren Zachary Pritchard and Makenna Pritchard.
A memorial service will be held Monday, November 4, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Living Proof Church, 414 Jenkins Rd, Tyrone, GA.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Bill Russell Foundation, 710 Adams Road, Fayetteville, GA 30214.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, East, 4355 Lexington Road, Athens, GA is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com
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