January 7, 1950 - March 5, 2021
It is with profound sadness and shock that we announce the passing of Jerry Eugene Pruitt, 71, who passed away Friday March 5, 2021. Jerry was born and raised in Tigerville, SC, and is the son of the late Walter and Lillian Pruitt. He graduated from Blue Ridge High School in 1968. He served five years in the SC Army National Guard and currently served as a Deacon of Cross Plains Baptist Church. He worked twenty seven years at Charping Hardware and retired from the Taylor’s Bus Shop as a mechanic. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty years, Gail Stewart Pruitt, of the home, his sons Brian (Tracy) Pruitt of Belton, SC, Aaron (Latasha) Pruitt of Inman, SC, grandchildren, Landon Elijah Pruitt, Grayson Cole Pruitt, Benjamin Parker Pruitt, Emerson Grace Pruitt, and Weston Gage Pruitt, sister Dorothy Bailey, brothers Larry (Deborah) Pruitt, Steve (Gail) Pruitt, sisters-in-law Pat Pruitt, Maye Pruitt, and Ruby Pruitt of Greenville, SC, and many loving nieces and nephews. He leaves behind a special aunt, Betty McCall, special friends Ronnie Pittman, Michael and Charlene Pittman, Jim and Pat West, and Dennis Moon. Jerry was known to his family and friends as a willing helper, always offering help in any way he could. He was a beloved husband, father, uncle, brother and Papa. His family, children, grandchildren, and friends were his pride and joy. He was predeceased by brothers Ray Pruitt, Houston Pruitt, Elaine (William) Pruitt Giles, Donald Pruitt and brother-in-law Doyle Bailey. Visitation will be held at 4:00 pm Wednesday March 10, 2021 at Cross Plains Baptist Church with a Memorial service at 5:00pm in the sanctuary, 1305 Chinquapin Road, Travelers Rest, SC 29690. Memorials can be made to Cross Plains Baptist Church. The family is at their respective homes. * PLEASE NOTE: ALL FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS SHOULD BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH AFTER 1:00 PM WEDNESDAY.
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