Oran Allan Pringle obituary photo
 
In Memory of

Oran Allan Pringle

September 14, 1923 - November 29, 2016

Obituary


Dr. Pringle, 90, of Columbia, MO passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Visitation will be from 1-2 pm, Friday December 2nd at Memorial Funeral Home 1217 Bus. Loop 70 West in Columbia, with funeral service at 2pm. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.



Oran Pringle was born September 14, 1923 in Lawrence, KS to Oran A. and Mae McClelland. He served in the US Army during WWII in Europe, and upon his return, he married Billie Hansen in 1946. He began a long career in education, beginning with completion of his BS from...

Dr. Pringle, 90, of Columbia, MO passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Visitation will be from 1-2 pm, Friday December 2nd at Memorial Funeral Home 1217 Bus. Loop 70 West in Columbia, with funeral service at 2pm. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.



Oran Pringle was born September 14, 1923 in Lawrence, KS to Oran A. and Mae McClelland. He served in the US Army during WWII in Europe, and upon his return, he married Billie Hansen in 1946. He began a long career in education, beginning with completion of his BS from the University of Kansas, then earning his Masters and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. For over 40 years he was professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Missouri.



He is survived by his wife, Billie; son, Oran Allan Pringle, III; and grandchildren, Emily Pringle, Michael Pringle, Erin Stovall, Brian Pringle, and Steven Pringle. He was preceded in death by his daughters, Billie and Rebecca Pringle; son, James Pringle; and siblings, Becky Langer, Jean Booy and Robert Pringle.