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Dale Pruitt February 26, 2021

Tisdale-Lann Memorial

Stephen Dale Pruitt, 63, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 as the result of an automobile accident in Monroe County.  He was born on March 11, 1957 in Aberdeen to Ralph Wayne and Helen Ann Dodd Pruitt. He attended Aberdeen High School and graduated from Hamilton High School in 1976.  He enlisted in the Mississippi Army National Guard that began a 24 year career in the military, retiring as Captain.  After his retirement, he worked as a machinist and he was known as a handyman who could build anything.  Dale was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish.  His pride was his family and to spend time with them especially his grandson, Brody.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Oddfellows Rest Cemetery with Bro. James Clardy officiating.  Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with the arrangements.

Survivors include his son, Casey Pruitt (Kayla) of Hamilton; two brothers, Lamar Pruitt (Tiffany) and Wayne Pruitt both of Aberdeen; his grandson, Brody Pruitt; and a nephew, Justin Pruitt.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Condolences may be shared with the family at tisdalelannmemorial.com

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    Eddie and Barbara Clardy says

    Wayne and Lamar and family , we are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our prayers.

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    Randy Motes says

    So sorry to hear about this we had some good times RIP old friend

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      Karen McGee Gibbs says

      I am so sorry for your loss of a friend amd classmate. Dale and I reconnected after many years at a class reunion.. I know he will be missed. RIP my friend.

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    Cindy Burke says

    To the Pruitt family, I am truly sorry for your loss. Im praying for your comfort and healing.

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    Cindy West Simpson says

    Dale had a spirit larger than life. I know my brother, Rubel, will miss his dear friend.

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    Alan Whitworth says

    So sorry to hear this. Prayers for the family.

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    Roy & Rhonda Tucker says

    Roy and I are so very sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

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    Bill Williams says

    Lamar and Wayne I am so sorry to hear of Dale’s passing. I have fond memories of us spending the night on Friday nights in Binford back when we were in grade school. My thoughts and prayers are you and your families. Godspeed.

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    Forrest Logan says

    May he rest in eternal peace. Forrest Logan

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    Robert Dichiara says

    Wayne and Lamar,

    Kelly and I were so sorry to hear of your families loss. You are all in our prayers.

    With deepest sympathies,
    Robert and Kelly Dichiara

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      Phil Mobley says

      Praying for peace and comfort

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    Nona Herndon says

    So sorry to hear about your brother.prayers for all of your family.

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    Debbie Sue Prewitt Hollis says

    So so sorry to hear about Dale. Y’all are in our thoughts and prayers! Praying your family will find some comfort. May God be with each of you. 🙏🙏🙏

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    Joey Ridings says

    I’m sorry to hear about Dale.
    My thoughts and prayers go out to y’all

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    Dean and Susan Honeycutt says

    Dale was known to us as another Little Brother. Sure will miss his presence here , but know he is resting in eternal peace. Praying for the Pruitt Family.

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