Bobby Joe Prichard

August 10, 1971May 5, 2021

Bobby Joe Prichard, 49, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

He was born on August 10, 1971 in Springfield, the son of CJ Prichard and Shirley Y. (Reliford) Prichard.

Bobby Joe was an avid skateboarder in his youth, a loyal Dallas Cowboys fan, and lover of Corvettes. His love of music was expressed through his numerous guitar compositions and recordings. But his deepest passion was for the culinary arts and the fine-dining experience. He shared this passion with many people throughout his life. This included casual family gatherings, semi-formal celebrations, as well as, formal events. He accomplished his culinary dream with the opening of his fine-dining bistro restaurant that he owned in St. Petersburg, FL. Bobby Joe, his food, and his music will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his mother Shirley Y. Prichard of Virginia, IL, formerly of Springfield; his sister Yvonne Noble-Lornson (husband John) of Virginia, IL; his nephew Ryan Noble (wife Jeni) of Springfield, IL; his niece Tara Noble of Aberdeen, MD; his great-niece Reagan Renee Noble of Springfield, IL; and his great-nephew Kevin Christopher Noble of Springfield, IL.

He was preceded in death by his father CJ Prichard.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, Springfield, IL. Cremation rites were accorded. No services are scheduled at this time.


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Yvonne Noble-Lornson

May 21, 2021

Little brother - you are so loved and so missed, and our hearts are so very broken 💔