Ralph D. "Bill" Pryor, 85

APRIL 12, 1927-MARCH 20, 2013

March 20, 2013

Ralph Daniel "Bill" Pryor, 85, of Hagerstown, Md., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Tuesday, April 12, 1927, in Cavetown, Md., he was the son of the late Russell Pryor and Jennie (Barkman) Pryor.

He attended Smithsburg, Md. schools.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II.

He was the owner of Ralph D. Pryor Plumbing and Heating Inc., retiring in 1992.

He was a member of Waynesboro Church of the Brethren, Funkstown American Legion Post 211 and BPO Elks Lodge 378.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Lucille Pryor; daughter, Judy Anders and husband, Gerald, of Smithsburg; sons, Ronald Pryor and wife, Paula, of York, Pa., and William Pryor and wife, Diane, of Greencastle, Pa.; sisters, Helen Schroyer, Betty Brunner and June Manspeaker; granddaughter, Jessica Smith and husband, Steve; granddaughter, Jill Saunders and husband, Todd; grandson, Ryan Pryor and Becky Rondeau; grandson, Brent Pryor and Carrie Lilley; granddaughter, Sarah Pryor; granddaughter, Katie Pryor; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by sisters, Gaynell Cline and Connie Wilkinson; brothers, Alvey Pryor, Percy Pryor, Carroll Pryor and Harold Pryor; and granddaughter, Jodi Gossard.

Services will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, March 22, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Waynesboro Church of the Brethren, 117 S. Church St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

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