Homegoing Celebration on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 10:00 am in Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home
Viewing in the funeral home on Saturday from 9:00 – 10:00 am
Racine – Joe Pruitt, Jr.; age 73; passed away peacefully on Monday, June 26, 2017 at Ridgewood Care Center. Joe was born in Aberdeen, Mississippi on June 21, 1944 to Joseph Sr. and Callie (nee: Baylock) Pruitt.
Joe faithfully served our country with the United States Army in the Vietnam War. He was employed by JI Case Corporation for over 18 years and was a member of the UAW.
Surviving are his sons, Joe L. Pruitt of Bellingham, WA and Andre (Preneice) Love of Racine; grandchildren, NaQuay, Armoney, Gia, Giavaughni and Andre Love Jr.; sister, Dorothy (Bobbie) Wilson of Detroit, MI; special niece & caregiver, Gail (Dontay) McGee; many other dear nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Callie Pruitt; former wife, Dorothy McAlister-Pruitt; 3 sisters and 4 brothers.
A Homegoing Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 10:00 am in Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home. Military honors will follow. Viewing will be in the funeral home on Saturday from 9:00 – 10:00 am. Interment will take place at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 10:00 am.