Mr. Pruitt died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at his residence.
Born Sept. 20, 1964, in Demorest, he was the son of Fannie Mae Mote of Demorest and the late Hillard Osborn Pruitt. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his son, Tyler Scott Pruitt.
Eddie was employed with the United States Postal Service with 14 years of service. He was a United States Navy veteran and a member of Demorest Baptist Church. Eddie was a loving father and husband.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Tracey Shedd Pruitt; daughter, Hallie Pruitt; and son, Jordan Pruitt, all of Cornelia; sisters, Hilda Pruitt of Cornelia, Barbara Foster of Mt. Airy, and Gale Weaver of Demorest; brothers, Gene Pruitt of Carlsbad, N.M., and Patrick Pruitt of Gainesville; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Demorest Baptist Church, P.O. Box 87, Demorest, GA 30535.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Pruitt family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
March 20, 2013