Robert Raye Pritchett, 82, a longtime resident of Fort Worth, Texas, died peacefully at 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at a hospice following a brief illness. He was born on Oct. 6, 1930 in Eureka, Texas.
Mr. Pritchett was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Korean Conflict. He was retired from long careers with Burlington Northern Railroad and Lockheed Martin.
He is survived by his daughter, Vanessa Pritchett, and her husband, Horton Guillotte, of Franklin, and was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ocie E. and Stella Pritchett; companion, Cy Penning; and siblings, Dorothy, Ocie M., Morris, Clinton and Linda.
Services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, February 16, at Greenwood Memorial Park Chapel in Fort Worth. Pastor Carol West of Celebration Community Church will officiate.
Greenwood Memorial Park, 3100 White Settlement Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76107, is in charge of arrangements.