Raymond Prichard was WWII veteran

DOWNEY - Raymond W. Prichard, a World War II veteran, passed away Jan. 27 in Downey. He was 86.He was born March 10, 1922 in Los Angeles and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked for 10 years as a surveyor and 25 years as a civil engineer for Cal Trans. He is survived by his wife of more than 61 years, Margaret; children Michael, Claudia and Kathleen; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his eldest son, Brian. A memorial service was held Jan. 31 at Peace Lutheran Church in Pico Rivera. His burial was Feb. 3 at Rose Hills. ********** Published: February 13, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 43