OBITUARY: Keith Roger Pruitt


Keith Roger Pruitt, age 37 of Portland, Tennessee. passed away on  Friday, November 25, 2022 at his residence, he was born August 15, 1985 to Merlin Pruitt and Diana Carol Lyles in Gallatin, Tn.

Mr. Pruitt was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Loillis F & Sara C. Pruitt; maternal grandmother, Joann Lyles.

Mr. Pruitt is survived by his wife, Cherry Pruitt; children, Kailyn and Karlee-Jo; mother, Diana Buck and her husband Greg; Dad and Mama, Merlin and Sherry Pruitt; grandfather, Willie B. Lyles; sisters, Kendra Pearson(Chad), Samantha Burgett(Jonathon) and Megan Smith(Jacob); mother and father-in-law, Kim and Randy Key, sisters-in-law, Tifany Hester(Michael), Alisha McCrary(Michael); nieces, Kirstian Pearson, Emma Jo Rippy, Hayden Rippy, Caroline Smith, Nicole McCrary, Mikayla McCrary; nephews, Mason Pearson, Alex Hall and Liam Hester.

Funeral service for Mr. Pruitt will be Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 1 p.m. at Wilkinson Wiseman Funeral Home with Tim Mudrano officiating, with visitation on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 from 1-8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.(service time).

Serving as pallbearers will be Chad Pearson, Jacob Smith, Jonathon Burgett, Michael McCrary, Michael Hester and Randy Key, with honorary pallbearers Alex Hall, Mason Pearson, Daniel Williams, Mikie Thompson and Dewayne Gregory.

Following the service, there will be a private burial at Caldwell Cemetery in Westmoreland, Tn.

Keith was a great person with the biggest heart of anyone around. His girls and his family were his whole world. He will be greatly missed.


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