John Byron Pruden

01/28/1917 - 02/15/2015 Obituary
John Byron Pruden Obituary
John Byron Pruden, of Bear Valley Springs entered into rest on February 15, 2015. He was 98 years old. Mr. Pruden will be interred at Bakersfield National Cemetery, Arvin, California.
John was born on January 28, 1917, in Globe, Arizona, to parents John and Wilhelmina Farnham Pruden.
Retiring from the United States Navy as a Commander, John proudly served his country for more than 22 years. He participated in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre during WWII, the Korean
War, and served in the European- African-Middle East campaign. He was awarded the Silver Star by the United Nations.
Surviving John are his son, John H. and Susan Pruden; daughter, Joan Ferragamo; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Arrangements were made with the assistance of Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. For condolences please visit
Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Feb. 28, 2015
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