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1954 Thomas 2020

Thomas Pruitt

March 16, 1954 — December 18, 2020

Thomas Coe Pruitt, Jr., 66, a resident of Melfa, VA, passed away Friday, December 18, 2020, at his residence. A native of Wachapreague, VA, he was the son of the late Thomas C. Pruitt and the late LaBelle Sturgis Pruitt Tyndall. Tommy was a retired Master Electrician, a United States Coast Guard Veteran and in his younger years worked on Ray Parker’s party boat.

Tommy is survived by his companion of 16 years, Brenda Lee Johnson; two daughters, Adrianna Pruitt of Melfa and Anndrea Pruitt Rodriguez of Melfa; one son, Andrew Pruitt of Bayview, VA; one brother, Keith Pruitt of Exmore; and his grandson, Carter Rodriguez.

A celebration of life service will be conducted Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 2:00PM at Pungoteague Community Church with Reverend Bobby Carroll Huether officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SPCA Eastern Shore Inc. PO Box 164, Onley, VA 23418 or American Cancer Society P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21803-0163.

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

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Celebration of Life Service

Pungoteague Community Church
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Sunday, December 27, 2020

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