Robert Thomas “Tom” Pritchett III

Published 11:43 pm Monday, July 22, 2013

Memorial Services for Robert Thomas “Tom” Pritchett III, age 64 of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Friday, July 19, 2013, will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

Born Aug. 24, 1948, in Fredericksburg, Tom graduated from Spotsylvania High School where he played football and basketball. After serving in the U.S. Navy, Tom attended Brevard College and became a licensed mortician. Tom was previously employed at Lakelawn Metairie Funeral Home and McDonald Funeral Home. He was an artist that enjoyed playing music, singing and painting. Tom enjoyed his computer, posting old pictures on Facebook and visiting with friends and family. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.

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He was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie Pritchett, and his brother, Gerald Lee Pritchett.

Survivors include: his father, Robert “Bob” Thomas Pritchett Jr. and wife Nelda Jean; and his niece, Victoria “Tori” Pritchett Sheads.

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