2022ObituariesDaniel Joseph Pritchard, Jr

September 2, 2022by SealeUser10

September 25, 1971 ~ August 31, 2022

Daniel Joseph Pritchard, Jr. precious father, son, brother and friend was greeted by his Lord and Savior on August 31, 2022, at the age of 50. Despite any challenges Dan may have faced in this life, he never lost the twinkle in his eye that would light up any room.

Dan was born September 25, 1971, to Kathleen Dawkins and Daniel Joseph Pritchard. He grew up in Baton Rouge, graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic School, Natchitoches, LA in 1989, and from Louisiana State University in 1994 where he was a proud member of Theta Xi Fraternity.

Dan’s unsurpassed charm was magnetic, and he carried an unspoken warmth that was felt by all who knew him. Dan deeply loved the babies and children in his life, who would immediately reach for him when he walked in. They felt his love as well. Dan believed in hard work and carried a strong work ethic throughout his life. Aside from his love and loyalty for family and friends, he will be remembered as the biggest LSU fan this side of Heaven.

Dan is preceded in death by grandparents, Judge and Mrs. William “Mack” and Daisy Lea Dawkins, Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Florence Pritchard and Mr. and Mrs. Harold and Florence Morris.

Survivors include his parents, Kathleen Dawkins of Denham Springs, LA and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Joseph and Yvonne Pritchard, Sr. of Baton Rouge, LA; his son, Tobin Brooks Pritchard, Sr. and wife Anna Claire of Ruston, LA, and his grandsons Charles Thomas Pritchard and Tobin Brooks Pritchard, Jr.; son Collin McCleish Pritchard of Prairieville, LA; his sister, Alicia Pritchard Bennett of Denham Springs, LA and brother Michael Pritchard and wife Alanna of Prairieville, LA. Nieces and nephews, Ashlyn, Mason, Daisy, Snow, Island, Trooper and great niece and nephews, Valor, Daniel and Raelynn and many special friends and family.

Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, LA on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, beginning at 9:00am. Dr. Leo Miller will conduct funeral services at 12:00pm. Burial will follow at Denham Springs Memorial Cemetery.

Dan’s love, loyalty, great sense of humor and charm will always be remembered.

“May your playful soul shine on.”



Michael Pritchard, Mason Bennett, Troy Morris, Larry Rivers,  Trey Fulton and

Dylan Carty.

Honorary pallbearer, William McCleish Dawkins





  • Marque Millsaps

    September 30, 2022 at 4:34 pm

    I was very sorry to hear about Dan’s passing. Although, we haven’t spoken in several years Dan and I were great friends at LSU and the thought of him took me back to great times in my life and I know his. He was a great guy and friend and always had your back. He will be missed by the brothers of Theta Xi one and all. YITB.


  • Mike Pritchard

    September 10, 2022 at 5:28 pm

    I love and miss you Bubba!


    • Alicia

      September 21, 2022 at 6:52 pm

      Life will never be the same now that our brother is not here with us. We will see him again, that I know. Love you. 😘


  • Jason & Tiffanie Hudson

    September 6, 2022 at 4:15 pm

    Mr. Dan Sr, Yvonne, Kathleen, Alicia, Tobin, Tanya, and the rest of the family, we are very saddened and heartbroken to hear about Dan’s sudden passing! He will be missed dearly and have nothing but fond memories of all the time we spent together. Our prayers are with you all during this tough time. Dan will be missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing him. Thought and prayers are with you always!


    • Alicia

      September 21, 2022 at 6:48 pm

      Thank you so much. I did ask about you and looked on FB and had hoped someone would let you know. We are still hurting and processing. Peace be with you. Alicia


  • Leslie Guild

    September 5, 2022 at 10:55 pm

    Daniel and Yvonne, So sorry for your loss, Many prayers for you and family.


  • Jacki Bernhardt Anderson

    September 3, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    Prayers for Ms. Kathleen, Mr. Daniel, his children & family. I’m heartbroken. Dan was a one of the most loyal & open minded friends I’ve ever had. He loved with all of his heart. He will be deeply missed and I will love him always. He will always be my, “Gerald Martin’, and I will be forever lost without him. Thoughts & comfort for all of his Family & friends for now and the days to come. Jacki


    • Alicia

      September 21, 2022 at 6:56 pm

      Hi Jacki, this is such a sweet and special message about my precious brother. I’m so sorry that I don’t recognize your name. I would love to know how you knew Dan. Please feel free to contact me. 225-266-9697


  • Christie H Freshwater

    September 2, 2022 at 7:48 pm

    I have such fond memories of growing up with Dan and Alicia. Many prayers for the family. May Dan find peace.


    • Alicia

      September 21, 2022 at 6:54 pm

      Thank you for your love and support my friend. 😘


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