Oliver Pritchett Jr.

December 20, 1926 - June 28, 2017


Oliver Pritchett, Jr. was born December 20, 1926 to Oliver Sr and Pearl (Young) Pritchett in Geary, OK. He passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the Westridge Nursing Home in Lancaster, TX at the age of 90. Oliver attended Geary Schools. He was united in marriage to Vivian Cora Goldsmith November 8, 1947 in Watonga, OK. Oliver and Vivian lived on the family farm learning the craft of farming from his father. Later they bought a farm nearby and farmed until their retirement. Oliver enjoyed working and farming, he raised chickens and delivered eggs each Friday to several office buildings and a grocery store in Oklahoma City, where he made several lifelong friends. They bought several RV trailers later in life and traveled the country. They loved to sit around the campsite and swap tall tales with fellow travelers. He attended the Nazarene and Church of God in the country near Geary. Oliver and Vivian moved to Texas in 2000 to be closer to their two sons.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver Sr and Pearl Pritchett, son, Ronnie Pritchett, one brother, Richard Pritchett, and six sisters, Josie Pritchett, Juanita Duncan, Armenta Stringer, Irene Heye, Beatrice Lynds, and Bernice Dollar.

Oliver is survived by his wife, Vivian Pritchett of the home; two sons, Danny Wayne Pritchett and his wife Jeannette, and Jerry Dale Pritchett and his wife Patty all of Waxahachie, TX; and one granddaughter, Dawn Desirae Pritchett of Northglenn, CO; and many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.


Service: Turner Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday, 2:00 pm, July 1, 2017, Geary, OK

Officiating: Rev. Tony Moore

Burial: Geary Cemetery, Geary, OK

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Geary, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com, turnerfh.net, or you can find us on facebook.com (Turner Funeral Homes).