DEXTER - James Henry Pruett, 61, died Feb. 15, 2006, at his home.
Born Feb. 22, 1944, in Bloomfield, son of the late Elvis and Ather Henson Pruett, he retired in 2003 after 27 years of service with Arvin Meritor in Dexter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam War, a member of the Ken Sisler DAV Chapter 47, and a life long member of the NRA.
Survivors include one brother, Delbert Pruett of Dexter, and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Gary Gelsinger officiating.
Burial will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield with full military rites conducted by the Stoddard County Honor Guard.