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Wayne Allan Pruitt

April 15, 1951 - April 15, 2011

Viewing will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday, April 21, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

Graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, April 22, at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home.

Donations can be made in memory of Wayne to Christine Reasons c/o Sweet Home Funeral Chapel, 1443 Long St., Sweet Home, OR 97386.

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Wayne Allan Pruitt, 60, of Lebanon passed away Friday. He was born in Fresno, California to John Franklin and Jessmon (Coonrod) Pruitt.

Wayne graduated from Lebanon High School in 1971. In 1994 he graduated from George Fox College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Writing/Literature and Human Resource Management Psychology. Wayne lived in Sweet Home off and on from 1972 to 1992 and moved his family to Lebanon in 1992.

Wayne was employed as an Insurance Broker since September 1981 and was also a computer repairman from 1999 to 2009. He attended the New Hope Church in Lebanon. His hobbies were writing, playing chess, and debating politics with family and friends, and he was very interested in fossil hunting, especially ancient fossils.

Wayne is survived by: his son, Adam Pruitt of Lebanon; daughters, Cathleen Pruitt and Christine Reasons of Lebanon; mother, Jessmon Belanger of Sweet Home; sister, Sally Pruitt of Sweet Home; brothers, Steven Pruitt of Lompoc, California, Richard Pruitt of Klamath Falls, John Pruitt of Sweet Home, and Vern Pruitt of Coquille, Oregon, and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: his brother, Dean Pruitt (1999); sisters, Doris Pruitt (1987) and Bonnie Massingale (1986); and father, John Pruitt (1975).

Viewing will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday, April 21, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

Graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, April 22, at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home.

Donations can be made in memory of Wayne to Christine Reasons c/o Sweet Home Funeral Chapel, 1443 Long St., Sweet Home, OR 97386.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.