ADRIAN – Robert Laverne Prichard, age 90, of Adrian, died on Friday, March 17, 2017, at ProMedica Bixby Hospital.
He was born January 17, 1927 in Adrian to Charles and Hazel (Boyd) Prichard. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard a LST Carrier during WW II. He was married to Gladys Spencley on February 19, 1949 in Angola, IN and she preceded him in death on June 15, 2008. He was employed with Kewaunee Manufacturing for 44 years, retiring in 1987.
Robert is survived by a son, Charles Robert Prichard of Adrian; three daughters, Sandra (David Handy) Daley of Hudson, Susan (Tom) O’Quinn of Manitou Beach, and Roberta (John) Doyle of Adrian; one sister, Joyce Prichard of Adrian; 10 grandchildren, Tori, Tierra and Tianna Prichard, Donald Daley, Tommy O’Quinn, Jr., Amanda Moore, Ann Hernandez, John Doyle, Jr., and Karen and Lawrence Glisson; and 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Gladys, he was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Beverly Glisson, two brothers, Charles at birth and Jack Prichard, two sisters, Marilyn Prichard and Joann Wilson, and a great grandson, Jacob O’Quinn.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 beginning at 11:00 a.m. with William Van Valkenburg officiating and with full military rites conducted by the American Legion Post #97 and V.F.W. Post #1584 Annis-Fint at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian. Burial will be in Lenawee County Memorial Gardens in Tecumseh. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 4-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Donor’s choice. Envelopes area available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.