Robert (Bob) Eugene Pritchett, 83, was born on July 27, 1929, in Wolfe, Oklahoma, and died on Friday, November 2, 2012, at his home in Waco, Texas.
Funeral Services will be 2PM Monday November 5, 2012 at Grace Gardens Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. Jim Gray officiating.
Interment will follow at Waco Memorial Park Cemetery.
"And I give unto them eternal life, they shall never perish and no one shall pluck them out of my hand.
grew up in the oil patch of the Phillips Petroleum Company Naval Reserve
in the Osage Hills of Oklahoma.
went to Naval Reserve Elementary School
near Fairfax, Oklahoma, and went on to graduate from Fairfax High School
Upon high school graduation,Robert went to Draughon's Business School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and upon completionwas employedfrom 1948 to 1985 at Phillips Petroleum Company in Bartlesville, Oklahoma,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 Churchin Bartlesville, Oklahoma, for 52 years.
married his loving wife and best friend, Wilma Jean Martin, on September 1, 1950.
Robert and Wilma retired to Waco, Texas, in 2000, to be close to their children and grandsons.
The family would like to thank Providence Hospice for their kind care of Bob
especially Gay Fox, Cindy Fraiser, Deborah Simcox, Barry Miller, Brenda Chaney, and Dr. Michael Jahrmarkt, as well as all the staff that helped in so many ways.
The family would also like to thank DeAnn Martin of Nurses Unlimited for her tireless care of Bob