William (Will) Pridgen, age 34, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at his home in Atlanta, GA, following an almost five-year battle with brain cancer.
Will was born on March 21, 1985 in Calhoun, GA and was a 2003 graduate of Calhoun High School, where he was the first Stinger mascot from 2002 until 2003. He then graduated from the Art Institute of Atlanta in 2007 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design. His entire working career was with Autotrader in Atlanta and Seattle.
Will is survived by: his parents, Julia and Dave Olsen of Calhoun, GA, and Carla Pridgen of Asheville, NC; his sister, Misty Olsen Greene of Sacramento, CA and her two children, Erik and Lily; his brother, Daniel Olsen of Chattanooga, TN; and large extended family. In addition, he also shared his life with many close friends who were also family to him.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2 PM at Calhoun First Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 14th from 12 PM until the celebration of life at 2 PM at Calhoun First Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Will’s memory are welcome to the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation.
You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home oversees arrangements for William (Will) Pridgen.