American Veteran 09

Charles Edwin Pritchett

December 23, 1935 ~ April 11, 2022 (age 86)

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Obituary

Charles Edwin Pritchett, age 86 of Mount Airy, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 11, 2022.

Born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 23, 1935, he was the son of the late Major Lewis & Laura Reese Pritchett. Charles was a graduate of Campbell High School in Smyrna, Class of 1954. He served his country proudly in the United States Marine Corps beginning in 1955 as a jet mechanic based in Tustin, California. Charles joined the Georgia Air National Guard in 1975 where he transferred to services for over 18 years. He was activated during Operation Desert Storm for approximately 1 year and retired as a Senior Master Sergeant in 1994 with a total of 27 years and 8 months of dedicated service. Charles was in sales for many years in the Atlanta area before retiring to the Georgia Mountains in 2007. He was an avid sports enthusiast who loved the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Falcons, and also enjoyed listening to 1950’s music. Charles was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Clarkesville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Rosa Lee Partin, Carolyn Holcomb, & Louise Grishkat.

Survivors include his loving wife of 45 years, Kristina Tomlin Pritchett of Mount Airy, GA; son, Paul Pritchett of Dallas, GA; daughters, Robin Pritchett Jones of Warner Robins, GA; Randi Pritchett Benton of Cartersville, GA; grandchildren, Wesley, Matthew, Tabatha, & Jonathan; 3 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, & friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2022 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Pastor Tommy Stowe officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Gardens Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral from 12:00 p.m. until the service hour on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC. 28607 or to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, www.billygraham.org/give/give-online.

An online guest registry is available for the Pritchett family at www.HillsideMemorialChapel.com

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 14, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
Thursday
April 14, 2022

2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Interment following service
Thursday
April 14, 2022

Hillside Gardens Cemetery, Clarkesville, Georgia

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