He was a native of Birmingham, AL and had lived in Florida before moving to Johnson City in 1988. Mike retired from the V.A. Medical Center Hospital where he had worked as a Registered Nurse in the Critical Care Unit. He was known as a loving husband and father who never met an animal he did not love, always welcoming them into his heart and home. Mike was preceded in death by his mother, Hazel Marie Jones Pruitt; Joey his faithful pup; Emily his chicken and many, many furry children he has had by his side through the years.
Those he leaves behind include his wife, Sandy Pruitt; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Naomi Pruitt; a brother, Scott Pruitt and wife, Donna Horowitz; his father, Hugh Pruitt; his furry children he leaves behind are Mandy and Buddy who remained at his side to the end and two cats, Menchie and Ash.
The family would like to offer special thanks to Amedisys Hospice Group for their care and support.
In these trying times, a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.mtnempirecbs.com . Mountain Empire Cremation and Burial Services, 125 East Jackson Blvd. Suite 3 Jonesborough TN, 37659, 423-547-0379 is honored to be serving the Pruitt Family. The Obituary was written in loving memory by his family.