Clifford H. Pruitt, Sr.
Funeral services for Clifford H. Pruitt, Sr., 84, will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, January 31, 2009 at Grace Church located at 1021 W 1st Street in DeRidder, Louisiana with Pastors George Glass, Jr., George Lee Glass, and James Glass officiating. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, Louisiana under the direction of Myers Colonial Funeral Home. Mr. Pruitt passed away on Thursday, January 29, 2009 at Beauregard Memorial Hospital in DeRidder, Louisiana after a long illness.
Clifford, Sr. was born in Fowl, Louisiana and lived in DeRidder for most of his life. He worked at Shirley Chevrolet as Body Shop Foreman before becoming the successful business owner of Cliff’s Auto and Paint Shop. He served time in the US Navy and in the US Army.
He is survived by his Wife: Nell Pruitt, one Son: Clifford H. Pruitt, Jr. and wife Debra, one Daughter: Cindy Leger and husband Gurvis, four Grandchildren: Luke Leger, Linzay Leger, Jordan Pruitt, and Haley Pruitt, one Sister: Wanda Bailey.
He was preceded in death by his Father: Willie Pruitt, Mother: Beatrice Pruitt, Brother:Harold Pruitt, and Sister: Willie Mae Potter.
Visitation will be from 4 PM until 9 PM on Friday, January 30, 2009 at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, Louisiana