Pruitt, 79 CRISFIELD - Edwin E. "Eddie" Pruitt, 79, of Crisfield, died Sunday, October 13, 2013 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Crisfield March 6, 1934, he was a son of the late Alton W. and India Moore Pruitt. A graduate of Crisfield High School, Eddie was a Department of Natural Resources Police Officer working 29 years before his retirement. He was also an electrician, US Air Force veteran, and was a member of the Stanley Cochrane American Legion Post #16. He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Barbara Pruitt of Crisfield; a son, David Pruitt of Easton; a daughter, Patricia Dennis of Salisbury; a step-daughter, Valerie Gleason of Massachusetts; two grandchildren, Patrick Helgason and Lydia Pruitt, both of Salisbury; three nieces; and several great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Bobby Pruitt; and a sister, Ethel Daugherty. A memorial service with military honors was held 7 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2013 at the Crisfield Wesleyan Church. Rev. Harvey Tyler officiated. In lieu of flowers, donations to help the family with funeral expenses can be sent to Bradshaw & Sons Funeral Home, 306 W. Main Street, Crisfield, MD 21817. To send condolences, please visit www.bradshawandsonsfuneralhome.com
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Published in NewsZapMD on Oct. 23, 2013