Richard (Ricky) Rick Pritchett
53, was taken from this Earth to soar with Angels above on April 16, 2013, in Grangeville, ID.
Rick was born Aug. 8, 1959 in Auburn, CA. He was raised in Rio Oso, CA where he attended Browns Elementary School and East Nicolaus High School, graduating in 1977. After High School, Rick was employed as a mechanic for Van Dykes Rice Dryer in Pleasant Grove, Grangeville Air Service and most recently with Bell Equipment in Grangeville, ID.
Rick enjoyed life to the fullest, and if you heard him laugh it would make you smile. Rick enjoyed sports, especially his beloved team, the San Francisco Giants. He also enjoyed fishing with his best friend Jake on the rivers in California.
To know Rick would mean a smile in your life.
He is survived by his parents, Pat and Roy Williams of Rio Oso; sister, Kellie McCullough (Roland), of Yuba City; long time companion, Shirley Hill, of Grangeville; niece, Erin Pace (Justin); and nephew, David McCullough (Maggie), of Olivehurst; aunt, Juanita Mascaro, of Rio Oso, and many loving cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at Fairview Christian Church at 1990 Pacific Ave., Rio Oso, CA.
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Published in Appeal Democrat on Apr. 28, 2013