Stephen Washam Pritchett Sr.

 

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson

28 Harding Ave.

Jackson, Ohio 45640

(p) 740-286-2010

(f) 740-286-5640

(e) lewisgillumfh@gmail.com

(w) lewisgillumfuneralhomes.com           lewisgillum.com

Stephen Washam Pritchett, age 76, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at his home.  He was born January 22, 1941 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Kathleen (Washam) and Merrill Pritchett.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Freda “Fritzie” Pritchett; sons, Stephen W. Pritchett Jr., of Jackson and David M. Pritchett, of Upper Arlington, Ohio; five grandchildren, Cara, Taylor, Madison, John and Jake Pritchett, all of Upper Arlington, Ohio. 

He was a graduate of Jackson High School and earned both a bachelors and masters degree from The Ohio State University.  He also was a lifetime farmer in Jackson county and was a 31-year government teacher in Upper Arlington Public Schools. 

Friends may call Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the Christ United Methodist Church, 150 Portsmouth St., Jackson, Ohio starting at 6 pm.  A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, February 3, 2017 at the Christ United Methodist Church with Pastor Dave Roach and Rev. Janie Karl officiating.   Burial will be at the convenience of the family at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jackson County Homelessness Committee c/o Christ United Methodist Church, 150 Portsmouth St., Jackson, Ohio 45640.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson.  Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillum.com and/or www.lewisgillumfuneralhomes.com.   

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