Rev. Dr. Troy L. Pritt
Funeral Date: 7/17/2018

Obituary:
Rev. Dr. Troy Lynn Pritt of Warren, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Sunday evening, July 8th at 10:10 PM, at St. Vincents Hospital in Little Rock, AR. Pritt was born April 20, 1938 in Elkins, W.Va. to Troy Wye Pritt and Glenoka Mae Stalnaker Pritt. Dr. Pritt had served the pulpit at Dermott Presbyterian Church for a number of years. Prior to that from 1987-2000, he served the Edwards-Rogers Larger Parish in Bradley County which were a group of Presbyterian Churches in Banks, Hermitage, and Johnsville, Arkansas in Bradley County. Prior to that he had served in the pulpit in Covington, Tennessee, Fairlea, West Virginia, Parsons, West Virginia, and Winffield, West Virginia. Dr. Pritt was a graduate of the University of Maryland, Reformed Episcopal Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Erskine College in Due West, South Carolina. He served honorably for twenty three years, beginning with the U.S. Marine Corps, then briefly in the U.S. Air Force, and finally the most of his service in the U.S. Army. He was honorably discharged from all branches and served as a Russian translator during the height of the Cold War, serving in Alaska, the United Kingdom, and in West Berlin. After retiring fulltime from the ministry, Pritt served seven years in the Arkansas Public School System as a fulltime substitute teacher in both Hermitage and Warren Public Schools in Bradley County. He went onto write a number of award winning novels, the first was a biography of his father, but the others were fictional novels that still can be found online through Amazon.com and other online services. Pritt is survived by his wife of sixty years, Lorraine Catherine Barrows Pritt also of Warren, Arkansas originally of Baltimore, Maryland, as well as two sisters, Beverly Baker and her husband Raymond Baker of Baltimore, Maryland, Donna Cummins and her husband Steve Cummins of Chappell Hill, Texas and a brother, Marshall Pritt and his wife Danetta Pritt of New Port Richey, Florida and one surviving sister in law, Ruth B. Godey of Timonium, Maryland. They also are survived by son Paul T. Pritt and his wife Sandra M. Pritt of Memphis, Tennessee, son Mark D. Pritt and his wife Christine P. Pritt of Walkersville, MD., son David B. Pritt and wife Kim L. Pritt of Watertown, New York, and son Andrew C. Pritt of North Little Rock, Arkansas. He also is survived by twelve grandchildren and 1 great grandchild on the way. Funeral service will be 2:00PM Tuesday, July 17th at Hickory Springs ARP Church with Rev. Philip Farris officiating. Burial with Military honors will follow in Hickory Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 :00PM till 8:00PM Monday, July 16th at Frazers Funeral Home.

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Name: John & Paige Stell
Message: Family - you are all in our thoughts and prayers during the days ahead. I know he will be greatly missed. Love, John, Paige, Jayson, Colt, Brayden, Brad, Jake, & Jared

Name: Rev. and Mrs Douglas Petersen
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Name: TJ Jordan
Message: Prayers lifted for you and yours

Name: Donna McDougald
Message: Lorraine, so very sorry for the loss of your Dear husband. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: BECKY RAULS
Message: Lorraine and family, my thoughts and prayers are with each and every one of you.

Name: Janice Wiggam
Message: You are all in my thoughts and prayers! God has truly chosen an angel. What wonderful memories I cherish of our worshiping God together. I pray God gives you peace and comfort. With love & sympathy, Janice

Name: Hayden Shamel
Message: Sending prayers during this difficult time.

Name: Ray and Carol Jones
Message: The word that comes to mind is FAITHFUL. Our beloved, faithful brother is now with His Savior and Lord. Our hearts ache, but our souls rejoice! Our warmest love to Lorraine and family.

Name: Carol Findlay
Message: Mrs Pritt, My condolonces. We mourn, but not as those with no hope. We have Christ! Thank you and Pastor Pritt for all your support and prayers over the years, even though you have never met me face to face. Hang on to the Lord! Carol of Corea

Name: Tammy Hensley
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Name: Sue and Harry Misho
Message: Ms. Lorraine and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this difficult time.

Name: Connie Law
Message: dear family, I want you to know how much this fine man will be missed, he was the one pastor my Dad allowed to speak to his heart about Jesus . I found Troy to be as true to God and his faith as any man I have ever met. He will always be loved and respected by me , he was so very important to my family in leading us to our savior Jesus , thank you Troy

Name: Glynn & Sue Ferrell
Message: Lorraine & Family, We have a lot of good memories of Mr. Pritt when he was at Johnsville and also when we moved . He was a good man . Lorraine you are in our prayers. Glynn & Sue Ferrell

Name: Carla Miller
Message: So sorry for your loss

Name: Debra Kelly
Message: I am so sorry to hear of Troys passing. He was so good to my parents when they lived at Longview. Troy preached the funeral for my dad and was such a good friend to all of us during that sad time. Blessings of peace and comfort to the family.