Michael “Mike” Roger Pritchett, 70, of Crawfordsville passed away at 4:05 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2020. at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, from cardiac complications.
He was born July 5, 1949, at Providence, Kentucky, to Michael and Evadene (Rodgers) Pritchett. Michael married Lisa Van Dame on May 19, 2004, at Crawfordsville.
Throughout the years, he worked at Polygram Distribution in Fishers for 15 years then worked in maintenance at Wal-Mart Optical. Mike was a loving, friendly, laid back guy, who never met a stranger. He was very active in his church, Liberty Chapel in Crawfordsville. He enjoyed riding his Trike, collecting Coca-Cola memorabilia and watching the grandchildren’s sporting activities.
He is survived by wife Lisa Pritchett of Crawfordsville; daughter Wendy (Mike) Rickelman of Mooresville; step-son Brian Moore of Crawfordsville; his daughter’s mother, Dellilah Morphew of Plainfield; two sisters, Brenda Hinkson of Madisonville, Kentucky, and Linda (Georgie) Hale of Avon; 13 grandchildren and spouses; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Anita Dawn; step-daughter Jessica Moore; great-grandson Theodore Quincy Allman; sister Karen Pritchett; and brother Finous “Darrell” Pritchett.
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions there will be a private family service only on Wednesday, April 22 at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, with Pastor Jim Canady officiating. The service will be live-streamed and recorded, which can be viewed on Mike’s obituary page at www.sandersfuneralcare.com. There will be a memorial service planned for the public at a later date. Burial will follow at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to the American Heart Association, 6500 Technology Drive, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46279.