Edward Thomas Pritt
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Edward Thomas Pritt
  • August 7, 1919 - February 3, 2017
  • Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Edward Thomas Pritt, 97, of Harrisonburg, VA., passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017.

He was born in Warm Springs, VA on August 7, 1919 and was the son of the late Leonard W. and Alva Stephenson Pritt.

Edward attended Bath County Schools and served in the US Army during WWII. He was a farmer and had also been employed as a carpenter in the Washington, DC area before retiring. He was a member of Sunrise Church of the Brethren, Lions Club, Elks Club, the Bridgewater VFW and a former member of the Keezletown Ruritans.

On November 21, 1962 he married the former Edna "Edie" Simonin, who preceded him in death on November 18, 2015.

He is survived by two sons, Robert L. Pritt and wife, Sharon, of Mt. Jackson, VA and Thomas E. Pritt and wife, Nancy, of Martinsburg, WV; one daughter, Dorothy M. Williams and husband, George "Joe", of Chester Gap, VA; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Faye Ginger.

The family will receive friends 6-8:00 pm, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

A funeral service will be held 10:00 am, Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Sunrise Church of the Brethren with Dr. J. D. Glick and Rev. Richard Wehrle officiating. Burial will follow at 2:00 pm, at Warm Springs Cemetery, Warm Springs, VA.

Lindsey Funeral Home is handling arrangements and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com