He was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ, a veteran of the United States Army serving in the Vietnam War, a former truck driver for Heavy Duty Trucks in Bloomfield and a resident of Wappapello.
He is survived by two daughters, Christy Lee Sindle of Dexter and Melody Ann Patrick, both of Bloomfield; one brother, Michael Wayne Pruitt of Bloomfield; one sister, Anita Louise Duba of Dexter; three grandchildren, Hanna Patrick, Brock Patrick and Lauren Sindle.
Visitation will be held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 2010.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2010, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Travis Quertermous officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.