Walter D. Pryor, 84 of Washington, died Monday, June 1, 2020 at the Washington Hospital.
He was born July 8, 1935 in Washington, the son of the late Guy Pryor and Edith Parker Pryor.
Walter was the owner for more than 40 years of Pryor’s Garage and was the President of D & W Bus Company for more than 45 years.
He attended Lighthouse Community Church.
Walter loved flying, had his private pilot’s license, owned his own plane, and was a member of the Washington County Flyers Club. He was a life member of the South Franklin Township Fire Department and participated in the National Pike Steam, Gas and Horse Association.
On October 18, 1997, he married Margaret “Peggy” Ward, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Dale K. Pryor of Washington; a stepson, Troy (Susan) Ward of Avella; three step daughters, Dawn (Brian) Ward Malik of Washington, Brenda K. (Jack) Kress of Washington, Peggy Lynn (Michael) Drazich of Avelle; a brother, Wayne (Eilovel) Pryor of Garden City, Michigan; twelve grandchildren, Isabella Malik, Brian Malik Jr., Ty, Dax and Kody Kress, Shawn Ward, Shelby Morgan, Michol White, Madison Drazich, Mackenna Hargis, Ryan Pryor, Melissa Grusofski; a great grandchild, Michael Pryor; several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are three brothers, Melvin, Kenneth and Wendell Pryor and former wife, Anna Pryor.
Due to crowd restriction guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control, no public visitation or services will be held.
Arrangements have been entrusted to William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Ave, Washington.