Norman Franklin Pruitt, 83, of Hendersonville, NC went to be with the Lord on May 13, 2023.
He was born June 5, 1939 in Tuxedo, NC to the late Alonzo Harrison Pruitt and Gladys Owens Pruitt.
Norman is survived by his wife of 63 years Linda “June” McMahan Pruitt; four daughters, Melissa Bryson (Clyde), Tammy Hardin (Wesley), Karen Stepp (Mark), and Sherry Pruitt; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Gerald “Jerry” Pruitt (Cheryl).
Norman was a hard worker and loved serving his community. He was a volunteer member of Mountain Home Fire & Rescue for 50 years. Norman worked for Henderson County EMS for 37 years. He retired from General Electric after 33 years of employment. Norman also worked for Medic and Shuler’s Funeral Home.
Norman and his wife June were foster parents for Henderson County for 13 years serving 42 children. Children have always had a special place in Norman and June’s hearts. Norman loved his family and loved serving his community. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Henderson County Foster Parents Association, 1200 Spartanburg Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or https://www.hcfosterpa.org/
Norman was a good friend to the staff at Henderson County EMS. For many years he would drop what he was doing to come to work to assure shifts were filled and the community was served. Thank You to Norman’s family for allowing him to always serve others.
To his family I am truly sorry for your loss,his personality was contagious to everyone he knew at GE…sending Prayers help you and your family../
Norman and I go a long way back. As a co-worker at Forest Lawn, he always had a smile on his face and kind words of encouragement. I was saddened to here of his passing but know that we will see him again. My prayers for him and his family.
Norman’s family, So sorry for your loss. We knew Norman from GE.
Saw him few years ago at Forest Lawn. He was a great guy, cherish all the good memories you shared as a family.
Tommy & Sharon King
Joe & Marilyn Thompson
You were the best grandpa and touched the hearts and lives of so many. No words can explain how much you are loved and missed. Heaven gained a truly amazing angel.
I am so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his healing arms around you and Mark
at this difficult time. Friendships are forever.
Nationwide Insurance -retired
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with all of you. We love you and your family Karen. We are all here for you.
Henderson County owes Norman a debt of gratitude that can never be repaid. I am blessed and honored to have known you. Thank You from the bottom of my heart.
You was one of a kind. Thank you for all you have done. Rest easy
To all of the family I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Norman. I had the honor and privilege of working with him at Forest Lawn he was a great coworker and I will miss him. May God bless all of you at this time.