Robert Pritchard

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October 1, 1946 - February 9, 2016

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2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Monday February 15, 2016


11:00 a.m. Tuesday February 16, 2016


Otterbein Cemetery


Robert P. “Bob” Pritchard, 69, of Westerville, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Retired teacher and coach from Worthington City Schools. 1964 graduate of Westerville High School and 1981 graduate of The Ohio State University. Former football coach at Westerville South High School and Thomas Worthington High School and golf coach at Worthington Kilbourne High School. An avid golfer and a fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes. Veteran of U.S. Air Force (1966-1971). Served in Korea during the Pueblo Crisis. Member of Sunbury VFW Post 8736 and Sunbury Eagles. Preceded in death by parents, Robert W. and Paulette Pritchard. Survived by loving wife, Adonica “Doni” Pritchard; daughter Jill (Jon) Burnworth of Westerville; sister Alice (Mel) Zarbaugh of Westerville; nephew Bob (Kim) Zarbaugh of Grove City; niece Aimee (Todd) Cooper of Florida and numerous relatives and many friends. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME 55 East Schrock Road Westerville, 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Monday. Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at The Church of the Messiah, 51 North State Street, Westerville. Rev. Jim Wilson officiating Interment Otterbein Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the VFW Post 8736, 435 McGill Street, Sunbury, Ohio 43074.


Susie Balconi - Feb 12, 2016

Doni and Jill,
Just wanted to say how sorry I am about Pritch. I have lots of fond memories of the times we all spent together. Sending both of you a big hug.

Cyndy Barney - Feb 12, 2016

Our family is very sorry to hear about your loss.
My oldest son Dustin Ubbing had a very special bond with Mr. Pritchard from Sutter Park Elementary School. Dustin was a high spirited youngster and Bob took him under his wing. He worked with him to turn his energy toward sports instead of getting in trouble. Dustin ended up being an excellent runner and competed at the State and National level for Kilbourne High School and has always held “Mr. Pritchard” in high esteem.
Bob was also friends with my father-in-law Bob Barney. When he was alive, he would tell us what a great guy “Pritch” was.
Our prayers are with you and your family.
Peace be with you,
Bryan Barney, Cyndy Barney, Dustin Ubbing, Jake Ubbing and Michael Leigh

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