4/21/2019 2:04:00 PM Roy Calvin Pruette March 24, 1937 - April 19, 2019
CHERRYVILLE, N.C. - Mr. Roy Calvin Pruette, 82, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Atrium Health - Lincoln.
Mr. Pruette was born in Catawba County, N.C. on March 24, 1937 a son of the late Horace Pruette and Mary Ethel Fulbright Pruette. He was retired as a dock worker from Carolina Freight Carriers Corporation in Cherryville after 30 years of service. Mr. Pruette was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cherryville and the William B. "Dub" Beam Sunday School class and also served for several years as custodian of First United Methodist Church in Cherryville.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Grady and Darell Pruette and three sisters, Alda Mae Lail, Lona Willis and Dosha Houser.
Survivors include two sons, Scott Pruett and wife Tammy of Cherryville, Jeff Pruett and wife Jennifer of Gastonia; a daughter, Pam Lipford and husband Todd of Charlotte; five grandchildren, Devin Lipford, Ashley Lipford, Hannah Lipford, Tyler Pruett and Emma Pruett; one great-granddaughter, Ava Horne; one brother, Rev. Carrell Pruette (Gwen) of Vale; and two sisters, Shirley Pruette (George) of Hickory and Clara Glenn (Dale) of Valdese.
Visitation will be from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Vince Hefner and Rev. Carrell Pruette officiating.
Burial will be in City Memorial Cemetery in Cherryville.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Handyman Ministry, 301 E. First Street, Cherryville, NC 28021.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Cherryville, N.C. is serving the Pruette family.