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William Frank Pryor


William Frank Pryor

William Frank Pryor, 72, of Centreville, NB, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at his residence after fighting a battle with ALS. Born in Williamstown, NB on November 16, 1939 son of the late George and Marjorie (Hovey) Pryor.

Bill is survived by his wife, Leah, sons; Christopher, Robert, Scott, grandchildren; Jeremy, Eric, Shea Lynne, sisters; Wannona, Elizabeth, Margaret, brothers; Herbert, Claude, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides his parents Bill was predeceased by a sister, Catherine.

Bill devoted his life to agriculture and he worked for both Provincial and Federal governments. Attended NS Agriculture College and graduated from McDonald Agriculture College (McGill) with BSC in Agriculture Economics. He also attended University of Maine, Orono, USA and attained his master’s degree in Agriculture Economics. He took great pride in helping promote 4-H clubs while working as assistant Agriculture representative with Hon. Charles Gallagher for 10 years.

Bill worked with cattle producers, potatoe farmers, judged cattle and horses throughout NB. He was inducted into the Atlantic Agriculture Hall of Fame on October 2011 in Truro, NS for his years of service, where his picture hangs in Cummings hall.

Visitation will be held at The Carleton Funeral Home 337 Lockhart Mill Road Jacksonville on Sunday, June 10 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Funeral service will be held on Monday, June 11 from The Carleton Funeral Home Chapel at 2 PM. Interment will be held in the Williamstown Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy may be made to the Williamstown Cemetery or to the ALS Society.

“Serving All Faiths & within the Means of All”
Service Date
Monday, June 11, 2012
Service Time
2 PM
Service Location
Carleton Funeral Home Chapel

June 10, 2012
Visitation Time
2-4 & 7-9
Visitation Location
Carleton Funeral Home

Burial Date
June 11, 2012
Burial Location
Williamstown Cemetery

Requested Charity
Williamstown Cemetery, ALS Society.