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 Robert Eugene Pritchett

Robert Eugene Pritchett

Birth
Wolf, Seminole County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 83)
Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Burial Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 100120715 · View Source
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Robert "Bob" Eugene Pritchett, 83, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at his home in Waco. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday Nov. 5, at Grace Gardens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Gray officiating. Interment will follow at Waco Memorial Park.

Robert was born in Wolf, Okla., to the late Elmer and Ida Amelia (Street) Pritchett, and grew up in the oil patch of the Phillips Petroleum Company Naval Reserve in the Osage Hills of Oklahoma. He went to Naval Reserve Elementary School near Fairfax, Okla., and went on to graduate from Fairfax High School in 1947. Upon high school graduation, Robert went to Draughon's Business School in Tulsa, Okla., and upon completion was employed from 1948 to 1985 at Phillips Petroleum Company in Bartlesville, Okla., becoming a Joint Interest Auditor with "E&P," Exploration and Production. He served two years active duty with the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was an active member at First Baptist Church in Bartlesville, Okla., for 52 years. Robert married his best friend, Wilma Jean Martin, on Sept. 1, 1950. They had been married for 62 years. Robert and Wilma retired to Waco, in 2000, to be close to their children and grandsons. They have been members of First Baptist Church, Woodway, for 12 years. They are members of the Oasis Sunday School Class (Older Adults still in Service).

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Lawrence, Bill, and John Pritchett.

He is survived by his wife, Wilma Jean; daughters, Teresa Jean Angeles and husband, Ruben, of DeSoto, Tamara Lynn Pavey and husband, Jack Louis, of Plano; son, Martin Robert Pritchett, of Waco; grandsons, John Robert Pavey and Nathan Robert Pritchett; nephews, Mike Pritchett and family, Pete Pritchett and family, Donald Pritchett and family; and niece, Tammy Jo Pritchett and family.

Waco Tribune-Herald: 11/4/2012...U10/TL5


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  • Created by: Ruth M. Brown
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100120715
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Eugene Pritchett (27 Jul 1929–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100120715, citing Waco Memorial Park, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ruth M. Brown (contributor 46796546) .