James Edward “Ebbie” Pruitt, Sr., 74, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.
Born May 18, 1945 in Bennettsville, SC, he was a son of the late Prentiss and Katherine Folk Pruitt. Mr. Ebbie retired from Oak River Mill in Bennettsville and was also the owner and operator of Pruitt’s Grocery. He was a member of the Kingdom Life Church in Blenheim. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening when he was able.
He is survived by his wife, Kelly Suzanne Pruitt of the Home; son, Dr. James Edward “Eddie” Pruitt, Jr. and his wife Dr. Nancy of Bennettsville; daughters, Sharon Pruitt Bowen and husband Keith of Latta, and Donna Pruitt Jackson and husband Alfred, Jr. of Bennettsville; sisters, Betty Usher of Bennettsville, Patricia Taylor (Tex) of Bennettsville, and Bonnie Beard (Robbie) of GA; grandchildren, Ashley Pruitt Dwyer (Shaun), Jason Pruitt (Megan), Jamin Pruitt (Nikki), Cameron Pruitt, Teri Bowen Barrington (Matt), Joshua Bowen, Catherine Bowen, Amanda Powers (Terry), Amber Jackson and Rachel Jackson; great grandchildren, Ashton Pruitt Polson, Aniston Dwyer, Jason Matthew Pruitt, Jr., Roman Jaxx Pruitt, Caroline Jamina Pruitt, Emory Jubilee Pruitt, Jayden Matthew Barrington, Jackson Myles Barrington, Emma Jade Amerson, Maranda McKenzie Powers, and Jaxson Brantley Joplin.
Mr. Ebbie was preceded in death by his parents listed above; his first wife, Kathleen Ann Ingalls Pruitt, grandson, Alfred Jackson, III; brother, Frank Melton Pruitt, Sr. and Richard Pruitt; sister, Dorothy Pruitt Ingalls.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Kingdom Life Church in Blenheim with burial to follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Bennettsville. A visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Burroughs Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Kingdom Life Church, mailing address is 100 McKellar St., Bennettsville, SC 29512.
On-line condolences may be made at www.bfhbennettsville.com.
Burroughs Funeral Home is honored to assist the Pruitt Family.
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