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Walter Hinton Pruitt
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Obituary for Walter Hinton Pruitt

Walter Hinton Pruitt, 80, resident of Eddy Road, husband of Helen Walker Pruitt, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017, at his home.

Born February 1, 1937, in Lancaster, he was a son of the late Roy Lee and Anna Mae Brock Pruitt. He was a 1955 graduate of Ninety Six High School and attended Piedmont Technical College. Mr. Pruitt was a US Air Force Veteran and retired from Monsanto.

A member and Deacon of Temple Baptist Church and the Berean Sunday School Class of the church, he was a member of the Star Fort Golf Club and was also a former member of the Ninety Six Jaycees and the Eureka Masonic Lodge #47, A.F.M.

Walter was the last member of his immediate family and is survived in addition to his wife of 57 years by two sons, Kyle D. and wife Amy Pruitt of Greenville and Dayne A. and wife Traci Pruitt of Ninety Six; four grandchildren, Taylor Pruitt, Megan Pruitt, Brandon Pruitt and Hayden Pruitt; and a great granddaughter, Layla Pruitt.

He was predeceased by three brothers, Calvin B. Pruitt, Raymond S. Pruitt and Gerald D. Pruitt; and two sisters, Mildred Pruitt and Marguerite Eustace.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Wednesday at Temple Baptist Church with Rev. Bryan Cox and Rev. Johnny McDaniel officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Carl Funderburk, Edgie Walden, Elliott Rhodes, Wayne Davis, Arvest Turner and Jimmy Roark.

Honorary escort will be members of the Berean Sunday School Class and Ninety Six High School Class of 1955.

The body is at Blyth Funeral Home.

The family is at the home on Eddy Road and will receive friends at the church from 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Memorials may be made to Temple Baptist Church, 95 Saluda Street, Ninety Six, SC 29666.

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Temple Baptist Church

Saluda Street
Ninety Six, SC 29666





2:00 PM
Temple Baptist Church

Saluda Street
Ninety Six, SC 29666

Cemetery Details


Greenwood Memorial Gardens

3302 Highway 25 North
Hodges, SC 29653


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