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Mr. Wilbur Ju­nior Pritch­ett, 47, of Peters­burg, VA, tran­si­tioned from this life on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 5, 2018. Ju­nior or Will, as he was bet­ter known, was born on Oc­to­ber 1, 1971, to Wil­bert Dick­er­son and Lilly M. Pritch­ett. He was pre­ceded in death by his old­est brother, Roswell E. Friend, Sr.; nephew, Roswell E. Friend, Jr.; un­cle, Alex Pritch­ett, Sr.; great-aunt, Mary Howard; grand­fa­ther, Henry Davis; and step-grand­fa­ther, Wil­liam M. Wynn, Sr.

Ju­nior was em­ployed at Vir­ginia Tex­tile Ser­vice, Inc. and Colo­nial Clean­ing Ser­vices, Inc. He at­tended Dinwiddie County Pub­lic Schools and later moved to Peters­burg, VA, with his fam­ily where he at­tended Peters­burg City Pub­lic Schools. He loved at­tend­ing sport­ing events to sup­port his son. Ju­nior loved read­ing and post­ing on Face­book.

Ju­nior leaves here to cher­ish his mem­o­ries: a son, Kawil X. Pritch­ett of McKen­ney, VA; mother, Lilly M. Pritch­ett of Peters­burg, VA; fa­ther, Wil­bert Dick­er­son of Black­stone, VA; sis­ter, Re­becca Moss of Peters­burg, VA; broth­ers, Ken­neth L. Pritch­ett of Peters­burg, VA; and John J. Pritch­ett of Hen­rico, VA; sis­tersin-law, Karen Friend of Wes­ley Chapel, FL, and Va­le­ria Pritch­ett of Colo­nial Heights, VA; nieces, To-shera Friend-Kim­ble, Colo­nial Heights, VA, Ebonie Pritch­ett, Lau­rel, MD, Shauntell John­son, Car­son, VA, Faith Pritch­ett, Like­sha John­son and Li­tasha John­son, all of Peters­burg, VA; neph­ews, Michael John­son, Franklin, VA, Evan Pritch­ett, An­dre Pritch­ett, Shawn Pritch­ett, Nick Pritch­ett, and Chris Pritch­ett, all of Dal­las, Texas; great-nephew, Bray­lon Kim­ble, Ma­lik Wash­ing­ton and Te­shawn Robin­son; great-nieces Bel­lamy Kim­ble, Di­asha John­son, and Gianna John­son; aunts, Rosa A. John­son and Bar­bara A. Wynn both of McKen­ney, VA, Geral­dine Winn, North Dinwiddie, VA, Mamie Ma­son, Rich­mond, VA, She­lia Walker, Fayet­teville, NC, Shirley Pritch­ett, Amelia, VA, Marie Dick­er­son-Dean, Peters­burg, VA, and Mat­tie Dick­er­son­Seay, Ken­bridge, VA; un­cles, James An­der­son, Ahoskie, NC, Waverly Davis, Church Road, VA, Wil­liam Wynn, Jr., McKen­ney, VA, Wes­ley Dick­er­son, Crewe, VA, Roo­sevelt Dick­er­son, Rich­mond VA, and Daniel Dick­er­son, Vic­to­ria, VA; grand­mother, Rosa L. Pritch­ett-Wynn, McKen­ney, VA; greataunts, Wil­lianna Davis, Ford, VA and Car­rie Bland of Peters­burg, VA; de­voted cousins, James Ma­son, Rozelia Davis, Arthur Tronell Wynn, and Bar­bara A. King; as well as close friends, Melissa Gris­som, Sharon Pet­ti­ford, Ren­nie Evans, Diane BeBe John­son, Mayor Sa­muel D. Parham, Don­ald Saulier, Cold Bill, Tammy Fisher, Ge­orge Jones and Pee Wee; and a host of cousins, other rel­a­tives and friends.

Ser­vices will be held 11:00 a.m., Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 13, 2018, at Mount Poole Bap­tist Church, 9515 Bal­ti­more Road, Ford, VA, the Rev. Jame­son K. McLaugh­lin, Eu­lo­gist, Pas­tor of New Hope Bap­tist Church, Waverly, VA, and As­sis­tant Pas­tor of Mount Olivet Bap­tist Church, Peters­burg, VA. The in­ter­ment will be held at Mount Poole Bap­tist Church.

The fam­ily will as­sem­ble 10:00 a.m. at 1931 Wake­field Street, Peters­burg, VA 23805 the day of the ser­vice. The fam­ily will re­ceive rel­a­tives and friends at the res­i­dence and can be con­tacted at 804-712-9931. The body may be viewed on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber

12, 2018, from 10am to 8pm at the fu­neral home in Peters­burg and at the church one hour prior to the ser­vice.

Fu­neral ar­range­ments are en­trusted to the Joseph M. John­son & Son Fu­neral Home, 530 South Sy­camore Street, Peters­burg. (804) 863-4411. On­line con­do­lences to the fam­ily can be sub­mit­ted at http://www. john­son­ser­

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