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Julian Ernest Pruitt, Jr

Julian Ernest Pruitt, Jr., 86, resident of Richard Campbell VA Nursing Care formerly of 25 Pruitt Place widower of Joann Dove Pruitt passed away Friday Sept. 28, 2012 at AnMed Medical Center in Anderson, SC.

Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama he was a son of the late Julian Ernest Pruitt, Sr. and Evelyn Boyd Pruitt.

Mr. Pruitt was a US Navy veteran having served during World War II. He was a retired Textile Supervisor with Bloomsburg Mills. He was an avid golfer and coin collector. He mainly enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Survivors include 3 daughters Linda Freeland and her husband Larry of Greenwood, SC, Gwen McNeill and husband Ralph of Abbeville, SC and Karen Wilson and husband Joe of Abbeville, SC; 1 brother Larry Pruitt and wife Pat of Long Beach, MS; 2 sisters Patricia Bouchillon of Abbeville, SC and Bert Allison and her husband Bobby of Pickens, SC; 7 grandchildren Stacey Davis (Rob), Lesley Price (Andy) Troy Drinkard (Abby), Patty Culbreth (Chad), Jennifer Johnston (Andy), Bill Wilson (Stacy) and Michael Wilson (Kelly); 15 great-grandchildren Evan, Ellie, Mary, Mason, Max, Weston, Asher, Claren, Ian, Cadence, Jordan, Alex, Clay, Samantha and Dillon and soon to be 2 more great-granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by 3 sons Steven, Tracy and Ernie; 2 brothers Jerry and Bobby Pruitt.

A Celebration of Life will be conducted Monday morning Oct. 1, 2012 at 11:30 in the Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Tucker officiating. The family is at 37 Pruitt Place Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:30 prior to services Monday morning at the funeral home.

Memorials in memory of Mr. Pruitt may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Monday, October 01, 2012
10:00 - 11:30


Funeral Home
Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Monday, October 01, 2012

Memorial Contributions

Hospice of the Piedmont
408 West Alexander Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29646

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So sorry to hear of Mr. Pruitt's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. He was a good man.

Angie McCaslan Oct 1 2012 12:00 AM

I am praying for your family during this time of loss. God has given us the assurance that we will see our loved ones again in heaven, I know you will see your dad!Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you!

Dayna Harris Sep 30 2012 12:00 AM