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Kenneth Phelps Prue September 8, 2018 Visalia, CA Kenneth Phelps Prue, age 96, died September 8, 2018, in Visalia, CA. He was previously a resident of Pacific Beach, La Jolla, Vista, San Diego and Visalia for 63 years.Mr. Prue was born in Englewood, New Jersey, attended North Carolina State University, and graduated from the US Maritime Academy, at Kings Point, New York. He served as a Naval Reserve Officer in the Maritime Service during World War II. He received a letter of commendation, from former Russian President Boris Yeltsen, for his contribution to the war effort in Russia.For years, a private consultant and investor, in 1970 Mr. Prue started his own tax consulting and preparation business. He continued for many years.Mr. Prue was active in St. James By the Sea Church, serving on the Vestry and as Acolyte Director for 15 years. He was active in Little League and served as Commissioner of La Jolla Pony League. Mr. Prue was a Master Mason and would have received his 70th year pin this month.His wife, of 60 years, Marian, passed away in 2005. He is survived by his son Kenneth (MaryAnn), his daughter Candy (Keith), 3 grandchildren, Denise, Kenneth III, and William, 2 step-grandchildren, Yvonne and Michael, and 6 great-grandchildren.A memorial service will be held in Visalia, at St. Paul's Anglican Church. Ashes will be strewn at sea.
Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Sept. 16, 2018
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