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Robert Curtis Prettyman

May 21, 1953 — March 5, 2020

Robert Curtis Prettyman died peacefully on March 5, 2020. Robert (Bob) was born May 21, 1953, the son of the late William S. Prettyman and the late Juanita Colonna Prettyman. He was the husband of the late Holly Prettyman. He is survived by his stepmother, Nancy H. Prettyman of Franktown, VA; stepdaughter, Raven Prettyman of Austin, TX; two brothers, W.W. Prettyman of Virginia Beach, VA, and Timothy A. Prettyman of Silver Beach, VA; sister, Linda P. Turner and her husband, Ivan, of Silver Beach; two nephews, Ivan Turner, Jr. and his wife, Ruthann, of Wilmington, DE, and William E. Prettyman and his wife, Elizabeth, of Richmond, VA; two nieces, Vivian J. Turner and her husband, Tom, of Middletown, DE, and Courtney P. Mallon and her husband, Brent, of Chester, VA; and numerous great nieces, great nephews and cousins.

Bob was a very capable contractor. It seemed he could do anything with his talented hands. He loved working in his yard and gardens. Bob was also devoted to his many pets over the years, the latest being “Puppy Girl”. They were inseparable until his recent illness.

A graveside “Celebration of Life” service will be conducted Sunday, March 8, 2020, at 2:00 PM at Belle Haven Cemetery with Reverend Mikang Kim and Mr. Ivan Turner officiating. Family will join friends at the funeral home Saturday afternoon from 3:00 to 4:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 488, Exmore, VA 23350.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.


Doughty Funeral Home
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Belle Haven Cemetery
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    Belle Haven, Virginia 23306
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