Davis Beard Pridgen, age 86 of Whiteville, passed away on Friday morning, October 9, 2020 at his home, with his wife of 64 years by his side.
Mr. Pridgen was born on April 25, 1934 in Columbus County, to the late Davis Moore and Barbara Hazel Beard Pridgen. Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Jonathan Alan Pridgen and his siblings, Douglas Pridgen, Don Pridgen, Cameron Pridgen, and Harriet Harris.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at the Bethel Church Cemetery in Whiteville; Rev. Willard McPherson will officiate.
Mr. Pridgen was a Veteran, having honorably served his country in the United States Army.
Survivors include his wife, Emilie Beier Pridgen of the home, two children: Barbara Ann Pridgen of Whiteville, Daniel Anthony Pridgen of Raleigh; two sisters: Iris Sasser (Eugene) of Whiteville, Mary Ellen Bowen (Bronnie) of Elizabethtown; four grandchildren: Jeremy Clayton Pridgen (Kristie), Christopher Pridgen (Rebecca), Benjamin Pridgen, Candace P. Bracey (Allen); seven great-grandchildren: Holland, Emilie, Swift, Jonathan, Lily Grace, Claire, and Molly.
Memorials may be made to the Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472l.
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