Willard Pritchard, 78 of the Glens Fork Community slipped into the Lord’s presence October 31, 2018 at 8:00 AM at his home after a short illness.
Willard was an active member of the Columbia Christian Church. Along with his wife and family, he served the Lord faithfully as a missionary and member of Wycliffe Bible Translators for 23 years. After returning to the United States, he became a funeral director for 15 years in Kentucky and Texas. After retirement, he moved to Kentucky and worked at Wal-Mart until 2016.
He was born November 10, 1939 in San Bernadino, CA the son of the late Willard and Kathern King Pritchard.
He was survived by his wife, Marsha Pritchard of Glens Fork; three daughters, Carol Klingberg (Mark) of Glens Fork, Sharon Sinarahua of Carol Springs, Illinois and Linda Pritchard of Ft. Worth, Texas; one brother, George Pritchard (Vicki) of Prescott Valley, Arizona; sister in law, Darlene Pritchard of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren, Andrew Klingberg (Amanda), Erik Klingberg (Danielle) Kurt Klingberg (Brittany) Emily Keltner (Ethan), Hannah and Nathan Sinaurhua; great-grandchildren, Joseph, Dayton, Alex, Hillary, Benson, Elayna, Noah, and Levi; and other relatives and friends.
The funeral services were at 10:00 AM Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Terry.
Burial was in the Grant Cemetery at Glens Fork.
Visitation was after 3:30 PM Friday at the funeral home.
The pallbearers were Andrew, Erik, and Kurt Klingberg, Nathan Sinarahua, Ethan Keltner, and Tyler Solum.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Gideon’s International, https://www.gideons.org/donate or Galilean Children’s Home http://www.galileanhome.org/donate
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.