George Luther Pruitt, Jr.
George Luther Pruitt, Jr., 73, of Indio, Calif., passed away August 27, 2013 in Indio. He was born May 14, 1940 to Lute and Lee Pruitt in Yakima, Wash. He married Mary Zerbonia on March 10, 1965 in Las Vegas. He worked for United Rentals for 10 years. George served in the Army
from January 1966 to January 1968 as a Staff Sergeant. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Pruitt; children, Tonya Kay Bauman and Shauna Rhodd, both of Neb., Ceara Johnson and Eddie Lee Bishop of Carthage, Mo.; siblings, Rita Campbell and Richard Pruitt both of Hemet, Calif., Mary Earhart of Yucaipa, Calif., Margie Gatlin of Calimesa, Calif., 6 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, Gary Pruitt. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, 9 am to 11 am at Forest Lawn Coachella Chapel and will be followed by a graveside service at Coachella Valley Cemetery, Coachella, Calif. Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries.
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