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J.D. Pruitt

June 12, 1935 ~ May 14, 2022 (age 86)

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J.D. Pruitt was born June 12, 1935, in Green County, Kentucky to the late Dallas and Hattie Bagby Pruitt.  He departed this life Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Green Hill Rehabilitation and Care in Greensburg, having attained the age of eighty-six years, eleven months and two days.

He made a profession of faith in Christ in 1962 and was a member of Brush Creek Baptist Church, where he served as clerk for 50 plus years and served on the board of trustees for several years. He was a United States Airforce Veteran, serving during the Korean War.   He was a former member of the Green County Fire Department.  He was on the Green County Library Board, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the Green County Historical Society.  He was also a member of the Rod Lowe Post 124 American Legion, Greensburg, KY and a member of the Greensburg Masonic Lodge #54 F & AM.

He is survived by his wife of sixty-three years,  Mary Catherine Bradshaw Pruitt, one daughter:  Jaye Alison Pruitt Lee and her husband John Lee of Olive Branch, Mississippi, one sister:  Betty McFelia of Greensburg, two sisters-in-law:  Marilyn Pruitt and Beachy Marcum, both of Greensburg, two grandchildren:  Jay Nicholas Lee of Olive Branch, Mississippi and Nicole Catherine Lee Cannon and her husband Steven of Concord, New Hampshire, a special grand-dog:  Felix.  Also he is survived by many Pruitt and Bradshaw nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for J.D. Pruitt will be conducted 10 A.M., Central Time, Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home with John Lee officiating.   Burial will follow in the Bennett Cemetery with full Military Honors provided by the Marion County Veteran’s Honor Guard. 

Visitation is requested from 5  until 8 P.M., Central Time, Tuesday, May 17, 2022 and after 7 A.M., Central Time, Wednesday, May 18, 2022 until the funeral hour.

Masonic Services will be conducted by the Greensburg Masonic Lodge #54 F & AM at 6:30 p.m., Central Time, Tuesday, May 17 at the funeral home. All Master Masons should meet at the lodge at 5:30 p.m. Central Time.

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be donations to The Gideons Bible Fund.  These can be made at the funeral home.

Pallbearers:  Jeff Bradshaw, Daniel Bradshaw, Russell Bradshaw, Jonathan Bradshaw, Chad Heath and Tim Shuffett

Honorary Pallbearers:  Staff of the Green County Public Library

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May 17, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home
209 West Court Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

Funeral Service
May 18, 2022

10:00 AM
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home
209 West Court Street
Greensburg, KY 42743


Bennett Cemetery
Gabe Road
Greensburg, KY 42743


Gideon Bible Fund
209 W. Court, Greensburg KY 42743
Tel: 1-270-932-4886

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