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Ronald Edward Pridgen

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Ronald Edward Pridgen, 79, of Wilson, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilson Memorial Service. The visitation will be from 12:30 – 2 p.m. Interment with military honors will be in Maplewood Cemetery.

Mr. Pridgen operated the former Pridgen’s TV and was veteran of the U.S. Air Force.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Connie and Alberta Owens Pridgen; sisters, Edna Boykin and Faye Ward; and brother, James Pridgen.

He is survived by his wife, Glenda Pridgen; sons, Randy Pridgen, Kenneth Pridgen (Janice) and Kevin Pridgen (Tonia), all of Wilson; daughter, Rhonda Baker of Wilson; sister, Dorothy Wheeler of Wilson; and grandchildren, Bryan Pridgen and Wesley Pridgen of Savannah, Georgia, Jeremy Pridgen, Faith Pridgen and Skyler Baker, all of Wilson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834. 

Arrangements are by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive N., Wilson, www.wilsonmemorialservice.com.