Charles “Chuck” Pruitt

Published 12:43 pm Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Funeral services for Mr. Charles “Chuck” Pruitt Jr. were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at Saulters Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Pruitt, age 57, passed away from this life on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Prentiss.  Rev. Billy Bridges and Rev. Terry Wallace officiated.  Interment followed at Mt. Zion Methodist Church Cemetery.

Saulters-Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were Ross Hall, Cory Calhoun, Clay Traylor, Chad Breazeale, John Robert Lee and James Gill. Honorary Bearers were members of the Prentiss Fire Department and the Jefferson Davis County Volunteer Fire Department.

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Charles Oliver Pruitt Jr. was born on March 1, 1963, in Prentiss,  to Charles O. Pruitt Sr. and Carolyn Harvey Pruitt. Chuck was a 1981 graduate of Prentiss Christian School.

He worked as a farmer and also on the pipeline but his main profession was a Fireman with the Town of Prentiss for 30 years. Chuck was a member of the Mississippi Fire Fighters Association.

He is survived by his wife, Deanie H. Pruitt of Prentiss; his father and mother, Charles and Carolyn Pruitt of Prentiss; and one sister, Peggy Calhoun (Doug) of Prentiss.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Prentiss Volunteer Fire Department in memory of Chuck.

Visitation was Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, from 5:30 until 8 p.m. at Saulters Moore Funeral Home.

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