BENTON, KY - James Philip Pritchard, age 89, of Hardin, KY, passed away Friday, September 14, 2012, at his home in Hardin, KY. Born June 25, 1923 in Marshall Co., KY., he was retired from Penwalt where he worked as a pipefitter. Mr. Pritchard was a member of Union Hill Church of Christ. He honorably served his country in the U. S. Navy during World War II.
He was the son of the late Truman Pritchard and the late Dora (Crouch) Pritchard.
He is survived by: wife: Dolores Frances (Tucker) Pritchard of Hardin, KY, two daughters; Sharon Lents, husband Roger of Benton, KY, Linda Outland, husband Bobby of Hardin, KY; sisters; Louise Boggess of Hardin, KY, Sylvia Baldwin of Golo, KY, Jean Hamlin of Mayfield, KY; brother; Ambress Pritchard, Kingston, TN, grandchildren: Angela Lindsey of Benton, KY, Rebecca Outland of Paducah, KY, Evan Lents, wife Tamra of Calvert City, KY, Chaz Lents of Lexington, KY, Tyson Lents of Benton, KY; and great grandchildren: McKenna Lindsey of Benton, KY, Kolton Lindsey of Benton, KY, Karson Lents of Calvert City, KY, Kalan Whiteside of Calvert City, KY.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers Edmond Pritchard, Lynn Pritchard, Finis Pritchard, Foy Pritchard and 2 sisters Fern Mayo and Hazel Collins.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY. Josh Herndon will officiate
Interment with military honors will follow at the Union Hill Cemetery in Hardin, KY.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 16, 2012 after 1:00 p.m. until the funeral hour at Collier Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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