Obituary for William David Pridgen, Jr.
- Name: William David Pridgen, Jr.
- Home Town: Shallotte, NC
- Date of Death: 08/30/2016
- Birth Place: Fayetteville, NC
- Birth Date: 05/22/1945
- Service Date: 09/02/2016 at 11:00 AM
- Visit Date: 09/02/2016
- Visit Times: 10:00 AM at Jennies Branch Church
- Service Place: Jennies Branch Church
- Interment: Jennies Branch Cemetery
William David Pridgen, Jr., 71, of Shallotte died August 30, 2016. He was born in Fayetteville, NC, on May 22, 1945, to Edith Dees Pridgen of Fayetteville and the late William David Pridgen, Sr. He was a devout Christian and a Deacon of Jennie’s Branch Baptist Church. He was a devoted husband, loving father and grandfather. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and discussing world events, politics, and other important issues with the Morning Bojangles Group fondly referred to as “The Bojanglers.” He was a Mason and a Shriner and was employed for many years by Brunswick Insurance Agency.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Glenda Pridgen Bell.
Surviving are his wife of fifty-one years, Judi Pridgen; sons William David Pridgen III (Debra) of Ocean Isle Beach and John Tate Pridgen (Laura) of Calabash; daughter, Paige Rivenbark of Longs, SC; sister, Angela Williams (Johnny) of Clayton, NC; grandchildren, Savannah, Elijah, Johnna, Mady, and his fishing buddies Emilie, and Carson; brothers-in-law, David Bair and Robert Bell; sisters-in-laws, Liza Bumgardner, Faye Boone, Grace Stallings, and Sybil Henkle.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Friday, September 2, 2016, at Jennies Branch Baptist by The Rev. Jonathan Shelor. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service at the church.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte
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