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Conard R. Pritchard

Published: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

DIXON – Conard R. Pritchard, 92, of Dixon, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Amboy Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was a diesel mechanic for Schwerman Trucking before retiring.

He was born Oct. 12, 1920, in Crawfordsville, Ind., the son of Burnice and Lula Jane (Brus) Pritchard. He was a veteran of the Army during World War II.

He married Dorothy L. Green on June 14, 1941, in Brazil, Ind. She preceded him in death on Oct. 19, 2007.

Survivors include a son, Michael (Frances) Pritchard of Tucson, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Pritchard; daughter, Robin Cardot; brother, Burnice Jr.; and sister, Esta Mae.

Burial of cremains will be at a later date in Indiana. Cremation rites have been accorded. Jones Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements. 

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