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James Luther Pridgen

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James Luther Pridgen Obituary
James Luther Pridgen, 80, of Hendersonville for the past 31 years, died peacefully at the Elizabeth House, November 28, 2016 in Flat Rock. In his earlier years, he resided in Asheville and Candler. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Robert W. Pridgen; and his stepson Joseph Wise.
James retired from Norfolk-Southern Railway as a Brakeman.
James is survived by his spouse of 31 years, Agnes Pridgen; his brother, Richard A. Pridgen of Kernersville; his children, Carolyn Pridgen, Barry Pridgen, Kim Pridgen all of SC; his step-children, Becky Meadows, Kenneth Wise, and Tommy Wise of Hendersonville; 10 step-grandchildren; and 13 step-great- grandchildren.
A cryptside service will be at 12pm Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 11-12am in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. All are welcome to attend and celebrate his life. The family gives a special thank you to Bayda, Elizabeth House, and the VA Hospital for all their loving care and support. In lieu of flowers please make donations to his favorite charity, St Jude's Research Hospital, 501 Saint Jude Pl, Memphis TN 38105.
Online condolences may be made at www.forestlawnhendersonville.com.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2016
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