Richard B. "Dick" PRUETT

News Death Notice

PRUETT, Richard B. "Dick" age 80, of Middletown, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Garden Manor Retirement Village. He was born November 10, 1932, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Turley Pruett and Irene (Queener) Pruett. Richard graduated from the University of Tennessee. He worked as a civil engineer for McGraw Construction. His survivors include his wife of 57 years, Bonnie S. (Spurgeon) Pruett; four sons, Ronald (Alisa) Pruett of Knoxville, Tennessee, Douglas (Lori) Pruett of Liberty Township, Timothy (Anna) Pruett of Middletown, Darryl (Nicole) Pruett of Cincinnati; nine grandchildren; and two brothers, Roy (Jo) Pruett of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and Gene (Jackie) Pruett of Franklin. The family wishes to thank Dr. Mary Ellen Gaeke for the excellent care she gave Richard. Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, June 8 at the Woodside Cemetery Chapel. Arrangements are by the Breitenbach - McCoy - Leffler Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Middletown, 3909 Central Avenue, Middletown, OH 45044. A guestbook is available at

Published in Journal-News on May 19, 2013