Horace Lee Pruitt, age 89, passed away November 19, 2017 at Senior Care Living Center in Brownwood, Texas. He was the husband of June Mayfield Pruitt of Brownwood.
Born in Searcy Arkansas, he was the son of the Rev. John R. Pruitt and Sallie B. Pruitt. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1963 from Ouachita Baptist University where he also worked for a number of years. He later worked at Howard Payne University and Wayland Baptist University where he retired.
He pastured a number of Baptist Churches and was over Camp Paron Arkansas a ministry of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Brownwood, Texas.
He loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He also loved spending time with his grandchildren fishing, hunting and sports.
He is survived by his wife June Mayfield Pruitt of Brownwood, a son Robert and wife Cindy Pruitt of Bridgeport, Texas, step daughters, Sheryl and Mike Kirchner of Richardson, Texas, Mechelle and husband Dinnis Sanchez of Brownwood, Texas. Grandchildren Jennifer Southerland, John Robert Pruitt, Josh Aaron Clark, Michael Kirchner, Matthew Kirchner, Corey Sanchez, Ethan Sanchez, Brittany Zaloudik, Jason Zaloudik, Sky Zaloudik, and Great grandchild Libby Southerland; brothers Dennis Pruitt, Hulon Pruitt, Hollis Pruit, and sister Pearlene Kitts. He was preceded in death by his first wife Alberta Pruitt, daughter Gail Pruitt, step daughter Julie Matthews, a brother Arlis Pruitt and a sister Geraldine Hawaietz.
A memorial service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church in Brownwood, Texas and a private service will in Antioch, Arkansas. Service arrangements are pending with Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.