Stanley Edward Pritchard
Stanley Edward Pritchard
  • January 20, 1933 - December 11, 2017
  • Carrollton, Texas

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Stanley E. Pritchard, 84, died December 11, 2017, with his wife, Mary, of 61 years and family by his side in Plano, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

He was born January 20, 1933, in Oklahoma, City and one of 5 brothers and 1 sister. He was a veteran of the Korean War and proud to be a United States Marine. He married Mary Mowdy in 1956 and spent over a half a century raising a family and building a career and businesses.

After coming back from war, he attended college at OCU as a young husband and father, while working for the US Postal Service. After graduation, they moved to the suburbs of Dallas, where he resided the rest of his life.

In Dallas, he worked as a city planner for the Dallas Community College District, and was the owner of several successful businesses. He joined his wife’s real estate business in the 80’s, where he spent over 25 years working with her until they both retired 2010.


United States Marine Corps 1954-1956 – Korean War Veteran; Oklahoma National Guard 1956-1961

His interests included computers, golf and traveling.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Pritchard; sister, Ethel Lawrence; 1 daughter, Bridgett Bonds, and his grandchildren, Heather Brigham Bennett and Stanford Lane, and 3 great grandchildren, 7 nieces, 4 nephews, 1 great niece, 4 great nephews, and 1 brother-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Pritchard-Lane, his parents, William and Bertha, and his brothers, Carl, William, Donald and James and his grandson, Richie Brigham.

Survived by Spouse; Mary Ellen (Mowdy) Pritchard, Daughters: Donna Pritchard Lane – deceased; Bridgett Bonds, Sister: Ethel Pritchard-Lawrence (Spouse-Michael), Sister-In-Law: Martha Mowdy-Pritchard - deceased

Brothers: Carl Lee Pritchard-deceased; William Lloyd Pritchard-deceased; Donald Ray Pritchard-deceased; James Leroy Pritchard-deceased

Grandparents: Thomas Edward Pritchard –deceased; Artie Mishie Irwin-deceased

Grandchildren: Heather Brigham Bennett (Spouse – Jeremy Hunt); Stanford James Lane; Richie Brigham-deceased

Great Grandchildren: Slade Gonzales; Caison Brigham; Michael Wall

Nieces: Pamela Gersbach (Spouse - Dan Gersbach); Paula Pritchard; Patricia Pritchard; Susan Pritchard (Spouse- Sheri); Christie Taylor (Spouse-Kevin); Jill Brannan-Franklin; Michelle Brannan-Smythe (Spouse- Joe)

Nephews: Anthony Pritchard (Spouse- Shelba); Timothy Pritchard (Spouse- Dee); Todd Pritchard; Shane Brannan (Spouse- Michelle)

Great-Nieces: Abby Franklin

Great-Nephews: Hunter Gersbach; Jericho Taylor; Keelan Taylor; Connor Franklin


United States Marine Corps 1954-1956 – Korean War Veteran; Oklahoma National Guard 1956-1961

Education: BA,MS

Past time: Computers, Golf, Traveling