Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

November 29, 2012

Charles Pritchett


— Charles Pritchett of Lizton died Wednesday. He was 96.

Born June 11, 1916, he was the fourth child of the late Luna (Bailey) and Steward Pritchett of Danville. He married Margaret Evans on Feb. 12, 1939, and she died in 2006.

Mr. Pritchett graduated from Danville High School. He was a farmer all of his life, working the same farm since 1939. He also sold Oldsmobiles through Walters’ Oldsmobile in Danville for several years, and bucket grain elevators for Bryant Poff and driers for American Grain Driers.

He was a lifetime member of Lizton United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, Paul Pritchett and wife Linda; daughters Marilyn Brester and Bonita Miller and husband Mike; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Pritchett; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death was a son, Darrell; daughter, Delores; brothers Lowell and Jewell Pritchett; sisters Thelma Pritchett and Rosemary Weddle; and two great-grandchildren.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Lizton United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at the K of P Cemetery in Lizton.

Calling is from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Porter Funeral Home in Jamestown.

Memorials may be made to the Memorial Fund of the Lizton United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 64, Lizton, IN 46149.

Online condolences may be made at www.porterfuneralhome.us.