Willard Thomas Pruitt

November 15, 1952 ~ May 27, 2020 (age 67)


Willard “Tommie” Pruitt, 67, died May 27, 2020 at his home in Osceola Arkansas.

He was born November 15, 1952, in Piedmont Mo. Son of Willard “Bossie” and Tular Lorene “Renee” Fortson Pruitt.

He joined the U.S. Army in 1972 and became a disabled veteran in 1973.

Lived in St. Louis, Mo. For several years. He always talked about and wanted to live in Boise Idaho. He moved there and lived there several years. He moved back to Moberly, Mo and then moved to Osceola Arkansas where he passed away.

He is survived by one brother John Pruitt and Tammy of Poplar Bluff, Mo. Three sisters Judy Johnson of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Tressie Kirby of Ellington, Mo., Jinnie and John Deakins of Columbia, Mo., lots of nieces and nephews and a friend Ebon Troy.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Willard “Bossie” Pruitt, Tular Lorene “Renee” Pruitt, one sister Mary Ide, two brothers-in-law James Johnson and Mike Kirby and one niece/nephew Liz and Paul Tyler.

Grave site service  will be June 6, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Masonic Cemetery, Piedmont, Mo., officiating Rev. Richard Sanders.

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