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Lee Pruitt

Dec 20th, 1942 - Aug 12th, 2020

Graveside Ceremony: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at Bunker Cemetery

Visitation: 1 until 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora


   Lee Everett Pruitt, age 77, of Clay City, Illinois, passed away Wednesday evening, August 12, 2020, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

   He was born December 20, 1942, in Flora, the son of Arthur Galen and Bernice Evelyn (Benefield) Pruitt.

   Lee enjoyed fishing, hunting, and trapping.  He enjoyed playing the guitar, singing, and listening to country music.  Merle Haggard, Hank Williams Sr., and Gordon Lightfoot were among his favorites.      

   He is survived by his siblings: Marilyn Jones of Clay City, Patty (Tom) Morris of Bridgeport, Janice (Scott) Colclasure of Flora, Delores (Richard) Schnepper of Clay City, James (Linda Sue) Pruitt of Clay City, Larry Pruitt of Clay City, Linda Curtis of Flora, and Sherry (Paul) Peeler of Xenia; and many nieces and nephews.

   He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers: Gene, Jerry, and Wayne Pruitt.

   A graveside ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at Bunker Cemetery with Pastor Brad Harris officiating.  Visitation will be 1 until 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home.  In accordance with an Illinois mandate, face masks will be required, and social distancing is recommended.  To share a memory or condolence visit:    


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Doris Tucker

August 13th

I am so very sorry for your loss. Lee was so kind to me and I shall never forget him.

Walter J. Chaney

August 14th

Thoughts and prayers!!

Tammie Leann

August 14th

I remember when I was little you would always call me ‘Commie Weeann’ and up till now you were still calling me Commie Weeann.❤️ I love you Uncle Lee and you will be missed very much! Till we see each other again...Fly High!! Peace!! Rest Easy!! See Ya On The Flip Side!!

Nancy &Wes Cochran

August 14th

So sorry about your loss Aunt Pat

Jacquie Young Cooper

August 14th

I'm so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers.

Marsha Tannahill

August 14th

😭Uncle Lee, you are #1 of everyone's faves! You will forever be missed and loved very much. RIP 💔😭


August 14th

Rest in peace !

Morgan Harris

August 14th

Uncle lee was one of the most fun & loving person you would ever meet. He always cracked jokes at us kids and gave each one of us a nickname for that day lol. Uncle lee Was all around what you would imagine the best uncle. I will miss the guitar singing & the laughter he brought to all of us. He left us with so many great memories & I am so thankful to call him my uncle.

Justin and Carolyn Lake

August 14th

We are very sorry for your loss, may God Bless the family.

Sandy Gayle

August 15th

Sleep well, until the last trumpet sounds. Love always

Steve Welty Sr

August 16th

I knew Lee Everett since we were pups! I always knew him to be a kind person who never said anything bad about anyone. Condolences are extended.

Rhonda Baker

August 19th

He was a good man.. Didn't have a judgemental bone in his body.. He will truly be missed... I am sorry for your loss... R.I.P.



Dan and Kathy Senters
Lowell & Brenda K Showalters
Doris Tucker
Wayne Eastin & Diane Johnson
Nancy and Wes Cochran
Trudy Zimmerman Stanford
Mike & Connie Spitzner & family
Doug and Kelly Hemrich
Carol Pruitt
Judy Littlejohn
Walter J. Chaney
Garold Hosselton
Jacquie Young Cooper
Tammie Camden-Vessechia
Ed And Rita Guinn
Jack Rastovski
Dave and Jackie Pruitt
Kristina Sessions
Larry Frost
Dennis and Candace Goodman
Marsha Tannahill
Pat and Anna Senters
ron and sue tolliver
Stephen & Jocelyn
Joanne Hillderbrand Rogers
Tim &Cindy Enyart
Steve & Carol Oestreich
Clara Booth
Jason and Angie Williams
Peggy Shroyer Leigh
mariah gibbons
Sandy Gayle
Tony & Jami Gibbons
April Rose Stevenson
John and Charles Wintermann
Tanner and Sandra
Don and Ruth Ann Lusk
Pat Burt
Ed & Debbie Crown
Jerry Stanford
Jerry "Butch" Erwin
Dick & Linda Wiegel
Steve & Misty (Wiegel) Wheeler
Nelson & Angie Pruitt
Carla Hildebrand Colclasure
Mary Reynolds
Robert and Leanna Snell Jr
Sonny Dale Carpenter


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