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March 5, 2014

Theodore Glen Pritchard

BLUEFIELD — BLUEFIELD —  Theodore Glen Pritchard, 94, of Bluefield, W.Va., died Tuesday March 4, 2014 at The Maples in Bluefield.  

Born May 17, 1919 in Princeton, W.Va., he was a son of the late, William Thomas Pritchard and Mary Sturdivant Pritchard. Mr. Pritchard was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and he retried from Montgomery Ward after 36 years of service. He was a member of Edgemont Baptist Church where he taught Men's Sunday school for 25 years, until his health failed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Sumaretta Underwood Pritchard; two sisters; and five brothers.

Survivors include his daughter, Novelda Pritchard of Bluefield, W.Va.; 10 nieces; and five nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. from the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Hugh Cole officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until the service hour.

Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton where Carl Blevins, Donnie Gott, Bob Yost, Connel Ware, Jack Bourne, and Bob Mustard will serve as pallbearers.  Bob Crigger will be an honorary pallbearer.

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