Jimmy Eugene Pritchett, age 87, of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021. He was born on April 18, 1934 in Jackson, Alabama.
He is preceded in death by his parents Lee Coleman and Bessie Lee Pugh Pritchett; son Alan Eugene Pritchett; four sisters; and two brothers.
Jimmy is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Lois Pritchett; children Carla Matthews (Mark), John Pritchett (Jan), and daughter in law Christy Pritchett; grandchildren Melissa Ferguson (Brandon), and Ethan Matthews; great granddaughter Jaelyn Ferguson; a future great grandbaby; siblings Willie Pritchett, and Charles Pritchett; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Jimmy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He loved traveling in his RV to visit his family. Jimmy’s favorite baseball team was the Cardinals, and his favorite football team was Alabama. He loved going to Branson, going on cruises, sitting in his favorite chair reading Louis L’Amour Western books with his dog, Ella, on his lap, but most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends.
Funeral service will be held at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, AR 72076, on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 10:30 AM, followed by interment at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery.
Per COVID regulation, masks are required.
Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.
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To Ms Lois, Carla and Jon, I’m so very sorry for the loss of your loving Husband and Father (Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Uncle and Friend to many). My heart hurts for you, even though we KNOW he’s in a far better place, it still isn’t easy! May God be with you all as you grieve his passing. He & Alan are together again & keeping an eye on you! Love you all!
So sorry to hear about Uncle Jimmy 😢 Love and prayers 🙏
So sorry for your loss and offer my heartfelt condolences upon Jim’s passing. It is something we all have to do but with his troubles he is now out of his mesiries. He is now in a place where there are no aches or pains, tears or troubles. Now may the God who sees all and knows all wrap His ever- loving arms around you, the extended family, and grant you the peace you so richly deserve. God bless all as we travel forward to that happy reunion.