Funeral services for Rickie Coleman Pruiett, 68, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 19, 2014, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Pruiett died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born July 13, 1946, at Caruthersville, Missouri, to Charlie C. Pruiett and Rachel Harbin Pruiett. On January 15, 2001, he was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Deborah Smith. Mr. Pruiett was a veteran, having served with the United States Navy and was employed at Regal-Beloit.
He is survived by his wife, Deborah Pruiett, of the family home; six children, Jon Coleman Pruiett, wife, Joyce, Hayti, Missouri, Leah Michell Roberts, husband, Scotty, Kennett, Missouri, Aaron Thomas Pruiett, wife, Kerri, West Plains, Missouri, Tony Prater, wife, Amber, Dodge City, Kansas, Beverly Jones, Dyersburg, Tennessee and Jamie Fowler, Dyersburg, Tennessee; fifteen grandchildren; one great-grandchild and one on the way; his mother, Rachel Pruiett, West Plains, Missouri; four brothers, Joe Pruiett, wife, Michelle, St. Clair, Missouri, Billy W. Pruiett, West Plains, Missouri, Doug Pruiett, wife, Lula, Carthage, Missouri and M arty Pruiett, West Plains, Missouri; four sisters, Charlene Church, husband, Ed, Denver, Colorado, Judith Hill, Cabool, Missouri, Sandra Moss, West Plains, Missouri and Mary Hicks, husband, Dewayne, Pomona, Missouri; sister-in-law, Julia Pruiett; and several nieces and nephews.
His father, one brother, Freddie L. Pruiett and one infant brother, Ernie Pruiett, precede him in death.
Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the family, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.