PRUITT, Chester W.

Date of Birth:30 Sep 1904, Shelbyville, IN

Date of Death: 17 Apr 1982, Orlando, FL

Source: Columbus Republic, April 19, 1982

Siblings at Edinburgh

Chester W. Pruitt

Orlando, Fla.

Word has been received here of the death of Chester W. Pruitt, 77, of Orlando, Fla: He died at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at his home after a lengthy illness.

A former Edinburgh area resident and farmer, he was the brother of Raymond Pruitt and Mrs. Virgil Wheeler of Edinburgh.

Funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. Richard Heap at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Colonial Funeral Home at Orlando where persons may call today. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery at Orlando.

Pruitt was born at Shelbyville Sept. 30, 1904, the son of Charles and Cordelia Kennedy Pruitt. He married Mildred Shepherd March 21, 1936, and she survives.

Pruitt was a member of Pine Hills Christian Church at Orlando.

Other survivors include a daughter, Sue Coward of Orlando; four other brothers, James and Walter Pruitt of Marietta, Evan Pruitt of Mount Auburn and Earl Pruitt of Greenwood, and two grandchildren.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey