John Randolph Prillaman Sr., 95, of Penhook, VA passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at his residence. He was born on July 7, 1926, in Callaway, VA to the late Herbert Lee Prillaman and Minnie C. Jamison Prillaman.
Mr. Prillaman started the Virginia Certified Horticulturist Program and was the President at the Virginia Nursery Association in 1980. Randolph owned and operated Prillaman Nursery since 1951 and was a member of various state and federal Horticulturist Associations.
Surviving is his daughter, Judith Meador (Stan Tonn) of Rocky Mount, VA; sons, John Randolph Prillaman, Jr. (Kathy Hensley) of Elkton, VA, Daniel Prillaman (April) of Perkins, OK, and C.D. Prillaman (Emily) of Ridgeway, VA. He is also survived by his longtime partner, Jean Roberts of Penhook, VA; and his grandchildren, Skyler Prillaman, student at HPU, Lucas Prillaman (Morgan Kremzar) of Charlotte, NC, Beth Terrier (Alex) of Richmond, VA, Adrienne Abrahamson (Paul) of Texas, Jennifer Jackson (Thomas) of Kenley, NC and Laura Lamb (William) of Sophia, NC; and seven great-grandchildren.
A graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Prillaman Family Cemetery, Foothills Rd., (Route 642), Callaway, VA with Pastor Mark Long officiating.
Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA is serving the Prillaman family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com