Mack Arthur "Pete" Pruett Jr., 50, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at his home in New Albany.
Mr. Pruett was born December 16,1970 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Roma Schoffner Pruett and Mack Pruett Sr.
A construction worker most of his life, he was employed with Halls Construction and Union Construction until his retirement. He also worked with the traveling Circus, feeding the animals and operated the dart stand each year at the local county fair.
A member of First United Methodist Church in New Albany, Mr. Pruett had so much goodness about him. His family was most important and often made sure flowers were placed on loved ones graves. A loving and caring man, he will be remembered for his "big" personality and very appreciative attitude.
Those left to share memories include his wife, Vickie Merritt Pruett, one daughter, Jessica Barnes of New Albany, three sons, Keith Barnes of Oxford, Daniel Pruett (Amber) and Don Pruett both of Alabama, one sister, Peggy Pruett Markham (Terry) of Myrtle, three brothers, Tim Pruett of Shelbyville, TN, Mark Burton and Shane Shoffner of Sidney, OH, four grandchildren, one niece, 2 great nephews, and his special canine companion of 12 years "Butter".
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny and Phillip Pruett.
Memorials may be directed to First United Methodist Church, 207 E. Bankhead St., New Albany, MS 38652.
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