Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL


Jerry Lee Pruett

Passed away on August 11, 2019

Jerry Lee Pruett of East Peoria passed away at 10:57 pm Sunday, August 11, 2019 at his residence. He was born December 5th in Peoria the son of Lloyd and Isabelle Peterson Pruett. He married Barb Boswell on July 30, 1965. Jerry is survived by his two daughters, Paige (Craig) Hood of Volo, IL, and Jeri (David) Kellum of East Peoria; four grandchildren, Taylor and Tori Hood, and Jorden and Jayce Lee; his former wife, Barb Pruett-Park of Morton; one brother, Kenneth (Judy) Pruett of California; many nieces and nephews; and five fur grandkids. He was preceded in death by his parents. Jerry was an Inspector at Caterpillar until his retirement in 1995. He was a member of the Pekin Moose Lodge # 916. Jerry’s hobbies included, snowmobiling, riding his Harley, and attending numerous functions with his grandchildren. Jerry was a member of St Monica’s Catholic Church in East Peoria. Cremation rites have been accorded. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00pm Saturday, September 21 at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Visitation will be held two hours prior. Memorials may be made to Theresa Tracy Trot @ http:theresatracytrot.com. To view Jerry’s memorial page or to leave an online condolence please go to www.remmertfuneralhome.com


  • Lloyd Pruett, Father (deceased)
  • Isabelle Peterson Pruett, Mother (deceased)
  • Paige (Craig) Hood, Daughter
  • Jeri (David) Kellum, Daughter
  • Taylor and Tori Hood, Grandchildren
  • Jorden and Jayce Lee, Grandchildren
  • Barb Pruett-Park, Former Wife
  • Kenneth (Judy) Pruett, Brother
  • Jerry is also survived by many nieces and nephews; and five fur grandkids.

  • Theresa Tracy Trot @ http:theresatracytrot.com


21 September


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Remmert Funeral Home

521 E Washington Street
East Peoria, Illinois 61611

21 September

Memorial Service

3:00 pm

Remmert Funeral Home

521 E Washington Street
Peoria, Illinois 61611


Jerry Lee Pruett

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Sandy Canada

August 19, 2019

Barb, Paige, Jeri, Taylor, Tori, Jorden and Jaycee, I am so sorry for your loss! Uncle Jerry was so very proud of your accomplishments; your career paths and sports endeavors! I'm sorry for your broken hearts! May uncle Jerry rest in God's palms. Love to all, Sandy