Thomas David Pritchard (Dave), age 81, passed away on September 22, 2021. He was born in rural West Virginia and moved to Akron during high school. He served in the US Army. Dave traveled to all 50 states with his wife, Shirley. He became a certified flight instructor and raced antique sprint cars. Dave was the owner and operator of a successful dairy distribution business, Pritchard Dairy, in Copley.
He is now at peace with the love of his life, wife, Shirley; he is survived by his daughter, Lori Holsinger; grandson, Austin Holsinger; cousin, Dwayne (Kim) Peyton.
Special thanks to his caregivers, especially Shelly Rotilli.
Calling hours will be 11am-1pm Monday at the Hummel Funeral Home, 3475 Copley Rd. Copley, Ohio 44321, followed by the funeral service at 1:00pm. Interment to follow at Rose Hill Burial Park.
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