LEXINGTON, Ky. - Virgil Pruitt, 94, husband of the late Geneva Tucker Pruitt, passed away Fri., May 3, 2013 at St. Joseph East Hospital. Born Feb. 15, 1919 in Richmond, KY, he was the son of the late Elijah and Margaret Mooney Pruitt. Mr. Pruitt was a retired jockey and horse trainer, and was a member of South Elkhorn Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Virgilene (Jerry) Fisher, Judy (Robert) Goderwis, and Mary (Dusty) Howard, all of Lexington; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one sister.
The family would like to thank Royal Manor Nursing Home for the love and attention they provided. Funeral services will be 2:30 pm Monday at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Rd. by Dr. Damon Jones. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 – 2:30 pm Mon.
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