We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Gates Funeral Home, Inc.
Wayne I Pritchard of Baldwinsville, NY quietly and peacefully passed away on October 17, 2021 at St. Joseph's Hospital with his son Joe and Tyler by his side.
Born in Herkimer, NY on April 12, 1947 to the late Carl and Cecilia Pritchard. He was raised by his loving Aunt and Uncle, Martha and Eric Harris.
Wayne enjoyed camping, fishing, following the NY Yankees, and driving his Mustang. He retired from Evans Chevrolet where he made numerous friends.
Wayne is survived by his two sons Mathew Pritchard of Otisco, NY and Joseph Pritchard of Baldwinsville, NY, his 7 grandchildren and two great grandchildren, his sister Maryann and husband Bill Keeler, of Mohawk, NY, his brothers Carl and wife Marquertte Pritchard, of Burlington Flats, NY, Rodney and wife Elizabeth Prichard, of Little Falls, NY. His extended family, Karen La France and Steve, Lonnie and Russell Taylor, Mary and Fran Neverette and Tom and Joyce Pritchard, all of Florida, and Paula Walters, of Detroit, MI, Corey, Maria and Tyler Johnson, of Baldwinsville, NY, Kris Heals. He also leaves Jocelyn and CJ and many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
He was predeceased by his two infant brothers, Paul and Bruce, the love of his life, Esther Johnson, grandson, Bret Pritchard and great grandson, Noah.
Calling hours will be 1-3 PM, Saturday, October 30 at Gates Funeral Home 29 West Genesee St. Baldwinsville, NY 13027