Willis Hall Pruett, Jr., 80, of Asheville, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018 at the North Carolina State Veteran's Home.
A native of Buncombe Co., Willis was a son of the late Willis Hall Pruett, Sr. and Clara Stevens Pruett. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Mary Lance, and his brother, Steve Pruett.
Mr. Pruett was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where he served as a Captain with the Strategic Air Command. He was also a retired Methodist minister.
Surviving are his daughters, Amy Rickman (Rick), and Jill Earley (Mark); grandchildren, Amber Reini (Asa), Austin Earley, and Avery Earley; siblings, Clara Israel, Charles Pruett, Sally Proffitt, and Michael Pruett; and former wife and lifelong friend, Judith Pruett.
Memorial services for Mr. Pruett will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 16, 2018 in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home.
His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.