Ross “Babyface” Pritchett Sr., 57, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross. As the Lord was calling the roll in the afternoon, He called Ross’ name and Ross answered.
He was born March 4, 1962, in Homerville to Roscoe Prichett and Dorothy Purnell Moore. He was reared in Waycross where he was educated in the Waycross Public School System.
Later in life he moved to McIntyre and it was there he met Tracie Stevens. He was married in holy matrimony to Tracie November 15, 1991 and they were together for 27 years.
He loved fishing, eating breakfast, lunch and supper, and was considered to be a jack of all trades. He loved his family and spending time with them and was the life of the party.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roscoe Prichett Sr., and Dorothy Moore; and two brothers, Jimmy and Wayne Moore.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories to his wife, Tracie Prichett; seven children, Cassandra Prichett, Quandra Prichett, Camillia (Christopher) Doomes, Courtney Yawn, Joshua Yawn, Shanice Prichett and Ross Prichett Jr., 24 grandchildren; eight sisters, Debbie Moore, Pastor Kathy Pierce, Sandra (Tony) McKelvin, Priscilla McDaniel, Katrena Prichett, Rachelle Prichett, Nella Prichett and Diane Prichett; two brothers, Roscoe Prichett Jr. and Richard Williams; two uncles, David (Gloria) Clark and Wilbur (Osie) Clark; two aunts, Martha Hawkins and Shirley Clark and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Family and friends are being received at the residence of his sister, Debbie Moore, 812 Morton Ave., Waycross.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 1, from the chapel of Rainge Memorial. His sister, Kathy Pierce, pastor of Faithworks Church of God in Christ, Waycross, will deliver words of comfort.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
The cortège will assemble at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, at the residence of his sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Tony McKelvin, 3901 Golfview Dr., Blackshear.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.raingememorialchapelinc.com.
Rainge Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.