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Herbert Pritchard

Herbert Pritchard, 92, of Clayton, died at 8:35 a.m. Thursday, January 20, 2022, at his home.

Born November 3, 1929, in Walsen, CO., Herb was a son of Herbert and Birdie Billings Pritchard Sr. He married Janice L. Hart on October 18, 1947, in Clayton, NM. She preceded him in death on July 25, 2012.

Herb was raised in a coal mining camp near Walsen. Later moving to the town of Walsenburg, CO where in high school he met his future wife. After they were married they moved to Pea Ridge in Brown County where they raised numerous foster children. He farmed, working for several local farmers and worked for Stephenson Grain Co in Timewell. In 1979 they left the farm and moved to Clayton, IL. He became an EMT/Paramedic and first responder serving Adams and Brown counties for nearly 35 years. Mr. Pritchard was employed by the Wells Center in Jacksonville, IL from 1991 until 2014 where he served as a paramedic, retiring at the age of 85.

Herb was a member of the Glory Worship Center in Clayton. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of both the Timewell and Clayton American Legion. He was an avid runner throughout his life and could often be seen running on the streets of Clayton with his beloved dog.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Pritchard (Linda), Timewell, and John Pritchard, Clayton; his favorite granddaughter, Brandy Williams (Matt), Camp Point; a sister, Annabelle Holland, Sun City West, AZ.; a half-sister, Judy Dyer (Bob), Colorado Springs, CO.; a half brother, Sam Giamarvo (Connie), Colorado Springs, CO.; a brother in law, Claude Hart (Heidi), El Paso, TX and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; an infant daughter, a foster son, Robert "Bobby" Glenn; a sister, Birdie Belding, sister in law Roberta Dutton and brother in laws George Dutton and Bill Holland.

Funeral Services will be held Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Glory Worship Center in Clayton. Burial with military honors will follow at Becam Cemetery near Timewell.

Visitation will be held Sunday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Glory Worship Center in Clayton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pea Ridge Township for Becam Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left at www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net.

The Hamilton Funeral Home in Clayton is handling the arrangements.

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A candle was lit in memory of Herbert Pritchard

Julie Harper Agnew Feb 12 2022 11:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Herbert Pritchard

Kim Gronewold and Jim Feb 6 2022 8:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Herbert Pritchard

Beverly E Dunning Jan 30 2022 1:40 PM

So sorry for your loss. My husband and I worked with him at the Wells Center. He was strict but compassionate which I always admired. Sending prayers

Bev and Tom Dunning Jan 29 2022 10:05 AM

My deepest sympathy. I worked with Herb at the Wells Center. He was such a loving man and we shared many laughs. This world is a better place because of Herb and he impacted so many peoples lives, including mine.

Karen WISMER Jan 29 2022 8:40 AM

Mike, Linda, Brandy and all Herbs family members, so very sorry to.learn of his passing.
May God bless you all and give you peace and comfort at this time of your loss.

Sandra & Chuck Walker Jan 25 2022 7:26 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Herbert Pritchard

Vivian Golliher Jan 24 2022 10:30 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Herbert Pritchard

Denny & Paula Flesner Jan 24 2022 9:16 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Herbert Pritchard

Paul Harbourn Jan 23 2022 1:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Herbert Pritchard

Cotton & Sharon Kindhart Jan 23 2022 1:24 AM

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