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Sydney R. Prince, III

d. October 19, 2022

Sydney R. Prince, III died peacefully in his Battles Wharf, Alabama, home surrounded by family on Wednesday, October 19. Born in Washington, DC on November 25, 1933, Prince was the oldest of two sons born to the former Elizabeth Herndon and Sydney R. Prince, Jr., Prince started his education at Landon, a preparatory school in Bethesda, Md. A natural athlete, he played varsity football and baseball. He earned his college degree at Princeton University in 1955, then, three years later, graduated from the University of Virginia with a law degree. Prince also served a two-year stint in the US Army, stationed in Boston, Mass, during the Korean conflict. As a result of family vacations in Point Clear as a child, Prince developed a deep affinity with life on Mobile Bay. As a teenager, he made it his goal to live on the Alabama Gulf Coast. After graduating from law school, Prince moved to Mobile and joined the Inge-Twitty Law Firm, embarking on a 40-year practice, focusing primarily on litigation defense. He married the former Anne Macpherson in October 1961, and the couple gave birth to three children: Sydney Rhodes Prince, IV John Ritchie Macpherson Prince, and Beverly Anne Prince. Prince loved fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and the game of golf engaging in both regularly throughout his life. He served as President of the Country Club of Mobile, where he played a key role in renovating the entire facility. He was also the President of the Order of Myths and was very involved and active in the Organization. A practicing Catholic throughout his adult years, Prince attended Mass at St Ignatius in Mobile, and St Lawrence in Fairhope. Prince is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sydney R. Prince, Jr., and his brother, Robin. Prince. He is survived by his wife, three children, and four grandchildren all of whom he loved dearly. A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, October 28, 2022 at 10:00am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fairhope, Alabama. ARRANGEMENTS BY WOLFE-BAYVIEW FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY, INC. 19698 GREENO RD. FAIRHOPE AL. 36532 (251) 990-7775
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