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James Edward Pritchett, Jr.

March 8, 1947 – Feb. 26, 2017
James Edward Pritchett, Jr. was born March 8, 1947 in Forsyth, Ga. to the late James Edward Pritchett, Sr. and Dorothy Castleberry Pritchett. He was also preceded in death by brother, Wayne Pritchett; and two sisters, Kathy and Martha Ann Pritchett.
Eddie graduated from Mary Persons High School and attended Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College pursuing a wildlife biology degree. He started in the log home building and restoration business in 1985 and continued in this business known as the “Chinking Specialist” – James Ed Pritchett-Old and New.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 47 years, Sharon Eady Pritchett; his children, Raymond Conrad Pritchett, of Key West, Fla., Joshua Abe Pritchett and wife, Kandace, of Sarasota, Fla., and Tiffanee Leah Pritchett and partner, Andre Luke, of Cartersville, Ga. Eddie has six grandchildren, Sage Pacella, Devin Amond and Carle Denise Pritchett, Carmello Nassir Morris, Kayleigh Rae and Keira Raine Pritchett. Eddie’s sisters are Annette Andrews and husband, Wayne; Sue House, Janice Crook and husband, David; Gail Langford, and Judy Andrews. His sisters-in-law include Hazel Eady Thompson, Dorothy Eady Sanford, Bernice Eady Crawford and husband, Carl and Linda Eady Sparacino and husband, Jim. Eddie also leaves behind many, many specially loved nieces and nephews.
The family invites friends to stop by their home at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 2 at 10680 Tusquittee Rd. Hayesville to celebrate “Eddie’s Trail of Tears.”
Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville: www.iviefuneralhomeinc.com is in charge of arrangements.

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997