MICHAEL PRUITT KINGS MOUNTAIN-Michael "Mike" McKinley Pruitt, age 69, resident of 115 Scism Road, Kings Mountain, was taken from us too soon on Oct. 17, 2016, at the Testa Family Hospice House. He was born in Cleveland County, N.C., to the late Rev. Mitchell Pruitt and Etta Rae Hawkins Pruitt. He was also preceded in death by his step-son, Trent Lovelace. Mr. Pruitt was an exceptional salesman and was very passionate about work. He was a member of Grace Covenant Church of God, Shelby. Mike was a wonderful, loving, and generous husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend. He was always willing to go out of his way to help those in need and had a special love for his dogs and cherished their companionship. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Becky Webster Pruitt, Kings Mountain; son, Rev. Mickey Pruitt and wife Peggy, Dallas; daughter, Lisa Pruitt Waters and husband Jack, Lawndale; step-daughters, Penny Dowda and husband Charlie, Kings Mountain, Ann Marie Wright and husband Lenny, Kings Mountain; brothers, Don Pruitt and wife Renae, Gastonia, Doug Pruitt and wife Lynn, Kings Mountain; sister, Pat Pruitt Thomas, Shelby; 14 grandchildren, Kinlee, Colby, Kady, Crystal, Leah, Cassie, Candie, Charley, Silas, Luke, Landon, Lexi, Livi, and Blake; and four great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, in the Family Life Center of Patterson Grove Baptist Church, and other times at the home, 115 Scism Road, Kings Mountain. Memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at Patterson Grove Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Mickey Pruitt and Rev. Brian Johnson. Memorials may be made to Grace Covenant Church of God, P.O. Box 162 Shelby, NC 28151. Online condolences may be made at www.harrisfunerals.com. Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kings Mountain.
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