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Sean D Pruitt

November 29, 1970 — January 16, 2022

Sean Douglas Pruitt, age 51, passed away in his sleep from a sudden illness 16 January 2022 in San Antonio, Texas. Sean was born on November 29, 1970 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Jerry Douglas and Patricia Ruth (Tholburn) Pruitt. Sean attended grade school in Albuquerque, New Mexico then the family moved to Fort Sumner, New Mexico in 1982. Sean graduated from Fort Sumner High School in 1989. After high school Sean joined the New Mexico National Guard and three months later transferred into the United States Army. Sean was sent to Germany for three years and was a member of the 595 Military Police Company. The 385th Military Police Battalion United States Army, Europe, and Seventh Army awarded him the exceptional achievement during the 14th Military Police Brigade’s deployment to Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. He was honorably discharged from the United States Army 30 July 1992. Sean worked many years in law enforcement in De Baca and Curry counties, New Mexico and Texas. Sean started a career in truck driving and has driven for Stephens Trucking, Koch & Sons Trucking, and KKW Trucking. Sean and Amy Pruitt were married on 26 June 2021 in San Antonio, Texas. The newlyweds made their home in San Antonio, Texas. Sean was preceded in death by his grandparents Ewell James and Vida Imogene (Franks) Pruitt and Frank Porter and Anna Ruth (Russell) Tholburn. Those left to cherish his memory is his wife Amy Catherine of San Antonio, Texas; his parents; Jerry and wife Patti Pruitt of Lubbock, Texas; a brother Brian Timothy Pruitt and daughter Bethany Nicole of Lubbock, Texas; four children: Sean Douglas Pruitt Jr. and wife Bonny of Wackersdorf, Germany; Cindy Marie Pruitt of Schwandorf, Germany; Bryton Chance Pruitt of Amarillo, Texas; and Brooklynn Reese Pruitt of Amarillo, Texas. Two grandchildren: Damon Douglas Pruitt and Sam Douglas Pruitt both of Wackersdorf, Germany. Step-son Derrick and wife Marisol Schievelbein. He is also survived by a number of other relatives and friends. Sean loved life, he was adventurous, positive, easy going, fun loving and enjoyed travel and visiting with family and friends. As he traveled the country, he visited many friends he had met over the years. He was loved by many. There will be a Memorial for Sean, 11:00 AM February 7th, at the church of Christ in Wolfforth, Texas. Sean will be laid to rest February 11th at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, with full military honors, in San Antonio, Texas. In lieu of flowers, donations in loving memory of Sean Douglas Pruitt can be made to the Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, Tennessee 38101-9929.
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Memorial Service

Monday, February 7, 2022

11:00 - 11:45am (Mountain time)

Wolfforth Church of Christ

715 5th St, Wolfforth, TX 79382

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Friday, February 11, 2022

1:00 - 1:30pm (Mountain time)

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209

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