Ralph D. Prestridge 

Published 7:16 pm Monday, August 26, 2019

Mr. Ralph D. Prestridge, 87, of Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, passed from this life on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at his residence in Bogue Chitto, Mississippi. He was born on April 13, 1932, in Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, to Ralph Sr. and Myrtle Herring Prestridge. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church; worked for many years as a carman for ICRR; and enjoyed fishing, quail hunting, deer hunting and spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife of 61 years, Ida Moak Prestridge; sister, Doris Russell; brother, Larry Prestridge; and one infant child, Grace Prestridge.

Survivors are his children, Sandra Prestridge Brumfield and husband Roger, Gary Prestridge and wife Barbara, and Gill Prestridge; grandchildren, Lyle Brumfield, Corey Prestridge, Lacey Brumfield, and Theron Prestridge; great-grandchildren, Nick Brumfield, Alex Brumfield, Lexi Prestridge, Adalyn Prestridge, and Grayson Prestridge; and a host of family and friends.

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Visitation will be on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. with burial to follow in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Jim Bradford will be officiating the services with Catchings-Sharkey Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers are Lyle Brumfield, Corey Prestridge, Theron Prestridge, Nick Brumfield, Alex Brumfield and George Gore. Honorary pallbearers are Kenny Wallace and Tommy Busby.

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