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Cemetery

Roselawn Memorial Gardens

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Visitation

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Friday September 4th, 2020
1:00pm - 1:45pm

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Funeral Service

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Friday September 4th, 2020
2:00pm

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Buck Douglas Pruitt

Buck Douglas Pruitt, 87, of Reidsville, NC went home to be with the Lord, Monday, August 31, 2020 at Maplegrove Health and Rehabilitation Center. He lived four years previously at Jacob’s Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The funeral service will be held 2:00 PM on Friday, September 4, 2020 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Pastor Danny Hemric officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Please be considerate of the family and friends regarding social distancing. The burial will follow the service at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Buck was born in Chatham, VA and was the son of the late, Will and Nora Crowder Pruitt. He was a longtime and faithful member and Deacon of New Heights Baptist Church and later Pleasantview Baptist Church of Eden. After 36 years of service, he retired from Cone Mills and later retired from Nova Yarns with 8 years of service. Buck enjoyed working in his garden and his yard. Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by the love of his life, Lois Justice Pruitt; and 3 brothers and sisters. Buck is survived by his sons Douglas Lee Pruitt and James Ricky Pruitt; grandchildren Melissa Pruitt, Steve Pruitt, Keri LaGoe and husband, Mike and Celeste Pruitt; great grandchildren Laila and Kaylan; great-great grandchildren Chloe and Leanna; sister Nannie Pruitt and brothers, Junior and Buster Pruitt. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

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A candle was lit in memory of Buck Douglas Pruitt

Henry Link Sep 3 2020 3:35 PM

I was Mr. and Mrs Pruitts nurse through the years. sorry for your loss the to family.

Renee Toney Sep 3 2020 12:38 PM

I used to go by and visit Mr. Pruitt and also his wife at Jacob's creek. Sorry to hear he's gone but he loved the Lord. He also loved his wife and his boys. Ricky, we are praying for you.

Sandy Joyce Sep 3 2020 6:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Buck Douglas Pruitt

Randall Pearman Sep 2 2020 4:26 PM

I was sorry to learn of the death of Brother Pruitt. My prayers are now for Doug, Ricky, and the remaining family. May God bless each of you during this most difficult time.

Dean Venable Sep 2 2020 11:44 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Buck Douglas Pruitt

Norma Sizemore Sep 2 2020 10:56 AM

My deepest sympathy, Doug & Ricky. Polly Case

Paulette (Polly) Case Sep 2 2020 9:54 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Buck Douglas Pruitt

Alice Setliff Sep 2 2020 7:20 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Buck Douglas Pruitt

Donnie E. Echols Sep 2 2020 5:07 AM

I have so many memories of Buck. Buck was a good person....He had a big heart. I use to go visit them when Lois was alive and always had the best meal and most of it was out of Buck's garden. When he was able, he and Lois would work in the garden and have the best stuff and he would share it with everyone. Part of Buck died when Lois passed away because they were so close and did everything together. Buck was one that stuck to what he believed no matter what....you could not change his mind. Of course he would try to change yours. He was a kind person and will be missed. I feel that he and Lois are together in heaven and I know they are both happy to be reunited. God bless his life and I pray that God will be with the family. Rick and Doug my sympathy and my prayers are with you both and with the grandchildren. Hey Buck....you were a great brother-in-law!!! I love you! Shirley

Shirley Coxe Sep 1 2020 4:37 PM

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