Barry Lynn “Batman” Pruitt, age 61 of Orange, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, in Orange.
Funeral services will be at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at Dorman Funeral Home with Pastor Kenneth LaVergne officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 29, at Dorman Funeral Home.
Mr. Pruitt had been a long time resident of Vinton, before moving to Orange. He was born in Edgerly, La., Sept. 21, 1954 and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Barry was employed with Turner Industries as a warehouse foreman and expeditor. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. He also enjoyed watching football, especially his beloved St. Louis Rams.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Pruitt and Fern Lee Peters Pruitt, a sister Barbara Barrentine and father-in-law Henry Farland.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Debbie Pruitt of Orange; daughter, Mailakei LaVergne and her husband Kenneth of Jasper; sons; Colby Pruitt and his wife Tiffany of Vinton and Ashly “Pooh” Pruitt and wife Jessica of Sulphur, La., sisters; Bettye Wilfer of Sulphur, Beverly LeBleu and husband Loree of Lake Charles, Bonnie Broussard and husband Mark of Baytown and Bridgette Johnson and husband David of Carlyss, La.; brother, Billy Pruitt and wife Pam of Big Woods, La. and brother-in-law Jim Barrentine of Sulphur; grandchildren; Levi “Joey” LaVergne, Olivia Faith “Baby Girl” Pruitt, Joshua Bryan Pruitt and Carter “Car T” Kyle Pruitt, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and a special cousin, Tammy Joyce of Manhattan Ks. and my brother Bigs.