Homer W. Pruitt
April 25, 1925 – February 27, 2014
Homer W. Pruitt, 88, of Greeneville, Tennessee, passed away February 27, 2014, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital.
He had worked as a tool and die maker for the Ford Motor Company.
He was a member of First Baptist Church in Greeneville and the VFW.
Mr. Bill loved his Alabama Crimson Tide "Roll Tide". He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific as a Corpsman in the United States Navy. He also served in the United States Marine Corps. He was loving husband, father, and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years: Dorothy Pruitt; daughter and son-in-law: Beverly and Chris Davis of Orange Park, Florida; son and daughter-in-law: David V. and Julie Pruitt of San Diego, California; two brothers and a sister-in-law: Kenneth and Joyce Pruitt and Jerry Pruitt of Birmingham, Alabama; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and his friends at the YMCA.
He was the son of the late Hubert and Leo Nellie Carter Pruitt and was preceded in death by a son: Victor Pruitt; a sister: Elva Seibienhenir; a brother: Taylor Pruitt; and a sister-in-law: Evelyn Pruitt.
The family will receive friends from 2pm-3pm Sunday at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.
Following visitation, the funeral service will be conducted at 3pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dr. David Green officiating.
The body will be taken to Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens in Florence, Alabama for interment.
Honorary pallbearers will be his Sunday School Class and his friends at the YMCA.
The family would like to express special thanks to the nurses, doctors, physical therapists, and staff at Laughlin Memorial Hospital and Laughlin Health Care; and his special friends: Rev. Dr. David Green and his wife, Tracy, Cindy Taliaferro, and Randy and Pam Harley.
- Visitation Sunday, March 2, 2014
- Funeral Service Sunday, March 2, 2014
Homer W. Pruitt
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March 27, 2014
Aunt Dot, Beverly and David Van, So sorry to hear about Uncle Bill's passing. May the Lord bless you and your families during this difficult time. Love Always, Kay Lindsey
March 3, 2014
I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Bill. I know you will miss him. I'm sure he and mom are reliving old memories in heaven. God bless you and your family.
March 2, 2014
Beverly, so very sorry to hear of the loss of your father. May God's love surround you and bring peace and comfort to your family. Hugs.
Howard &Theresa James
March 1, 2014
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
March 1, 2014
We were very sad to learn that our long Friend has passed on. We walked with him every morning while he lived in the Shoals. He was a very good Friend.
The Wes Emmons and Gene Johnson Families send their sympathy to the Pruitt Family.