James Robert Pruett III, of Bradley WV, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 18th, 2021, following a long illness.
James was born May 29th, 1953, in Mullens and was the son of the late James and Naomi (Cook) Pruett.
James loved being outdoors especially hunting and fishing. He was a former truck driver for Brownie’s and worked in the warehouse at DBT and Caterpillar.
Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by one son Richard (Fuzz) Pruett, one brother, Richard Pruett, and one sister, Gayla Cook.
James is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Janice (Pitzer) Pruett, two sons, James Pruett and girlfriend Heather of Beckley, Bob Pruett and wife Kristi of Beckley, two sisters Mary Davis and husband Ron of Beckley, Trula Pruett of Beckley, five granddaughters, Sarah Burton, Autumn Collins, Abby Moody, Alyssa Pruett, and Shelby Pruett, two great-granddaughters, Peyton Collins, and Korey Burton. Numerous nieces and nephews and extended family also survive.
A memorial service will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, November 28th, 2021, at the Bradley Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Peters officiating. The family will receive friends at the church after the memorial service concludes.