Love Lives On, U S Navy Vietnam
OBITUARY: Albert Lee Pritchard, 63, of Benton died Saturday, May 2, 2009. He was born Oct. 2, 1945, in Pennsylvania.
Mr. Pritchard was a retired supervisor of ambulatory care for the Veterans Administration Hospital and was a Navy veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Helen Pritchard; and a granddaughter, Aubry Niccole Pritchard.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Smith Pritchard of Benton; a son, David Pritchard and wife Amy of Benton; a daughter, Gina VanWinkle and husband Rip of Benton; a brother, Ted Pritchard of Florida; and three grandchildren, Logan Pritchard, Maegan and Jenna VanWinkle.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. May 13, 2009 at Ashby Funeral Home. Burial will be at Olive Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Scotty Nalley will be the minister.
Family visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. May 12, 2009 at the funeral home. Online guest book: ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Family comments: The family gives special thanks to all VA doctors, nurses and staff members that cared for him while in the hospital.