BESSEMER CITY - Roy Bethea Pruitt, 83, died July 20, 2010, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
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He was born in Gaston County on June 19, 1927, to the late Paul Bethea and Pearl Shaw Pruitt.
Roy was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Bessemer City where he was a trustee. He had perfect attendance in Sunday School for 41 years. He also read the Bible through forty-three times.
A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church with Dr. Charles Brawley and the Rev. A. A. Bailey officiating.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home.
Interment will be at Bessemer City Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors include his brother, Larry Pruitt and wife Pat of Crowders Mountain; sisters: Terry P. Schronce and husband Bill of Bessemer City, Margie Mason and husband Ralph of Kings Mountain; sister-in-law: Dot Pruitt of Gastonia.
In addition to his parents, He was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl and Arnold Pruitt; sister: Louise Mays.
To offer condolences, please visit www.siskbutler.com.
Arrangements by Sisk-Butler Funeral Home, Bessemer City.
Published in Gaston Gazette on July 22, 2010