Funeral service for Delbert Pruitt was November 8, 2019 at James & Gahr Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Gary Bartle officiating.
Interment was in the North Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Pruitt was born March 19, 1923 in Montauk to Willie and Ola (Krewson) Pruitt. He married Martha Quick December 20, 1958. They were the parents of two children. Mr. Pruitt died November 4, 2019 in Rolla at the age of 96 years.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Pruitt, Salem; children, Barbara Abbott and husband, Kelly, Salem; and Eddie Pruitt and wife, Karen, Salem; sisters, June Schafer, Darien; and Alta Leming, Independence; and grandchildren, Branden Abbott and wife, Kesha; Bradley Abbott; Dylan Pruitt and wife, Amanda; and Emily Pruitt; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Vernon and John Pruitt; and sisters, Lela Nichols, Roberta Cundiff and Virginia Peeling.