Charles Steven “Chuck” Pryor passed away suddenly at the age of 72, on June 4, 2023 in Ford’s Colony, Williamsburg, Virginia where he was retired for the last nine years. He was born in Marianna, Pennsylvania on November 28, 1950, the son of Tony and Norma Phillips Pryor. As their only child, Chuck was a long-time resident of Washington, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of Bethlehem Center High School, class of 1968, and was a baseball letter winner and recipient of the Tom Matty Award in his senior year.
A veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves, 630th Transportation Company, he proudly served his country.
In 1973, he graduated from California University of Pennsylvania. While there, he played baseball for the Vulcans and was a three-year letter winner and also served as captain of the team. Upon graduation, Chuck began his career with McAnallen Corporation. During this time, he also began his quest for community service where he served on the YMCA board of directors; the Community Action of Washington and Greene Counties; the Pitt Ambassadors and various other community endeavors. Chuck continued his career with PJ Dick/Trumbul where he was Vice President of Business Development. He retired in 2014 from L. Robert Kimball and Associates as Vice President of Business Development.
Chuck proudly served his alma mater on the Foundation for California University of Pennsylvania. He was President of the Foundation from 1996 to 2002. In 2013, he received a Doctor of Humane Letters for his service and dedication to the University.
He was a member of Bruton Parish Church in Colonial Williamsburg and supported the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Throughout his lifetime, Chuck was an avid sports fan. He was always interested in supporting the youth of the community where he served as pitching coach for youth baseball. He enjoyed golf for many years and in retirement played and served on the Men’s Golf Association board at Ford’s Colony. As a golf enthusiast, he played many of the clubs throughout the country. He enjoyed spending time with his family for which he had a deep and abiding love.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Marianne Finley Pryor is his daughter, Chelsey P. (Jason) Burk of Middletown, Delaware; a grandson Ronan Alexander Burk and several cousins.
Private arrangements, as per his wishes, were handled by Bucktrout of Williamsburg Funeral Services.
Memorial contributions can be made to Bruton Parish Church, 331 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185, or to a charity of your choice.