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403 North Austin Avenue
Lamesa, TX 79331
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I am a Veteran.Curtis Pruitt

May 27, 1921 - October 16, 2017

Graveside services for Curtis Pruitt, 96, of Lamesa will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Dawson County Cemetery with Home Hospice Chaplin Edward "Skip" Hedgepeth officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, from 6:00 -7:00 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. Curtis passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017, at his home. He was born on May 27, 1921 to Henry and Edith (Davis) Pruitt in Runnels County. He served in the United States Air Force from 1942-1946. He graduated from Norton High School in Runnels County. Curtis married Hazel Ivey on March 14, 1948 in Tuscola, TX. They were married 64 years. They moved to Lamesa in 1969. He was employed for the Texas Department of Public Safety as a License and Weight Officer for 36 years. He was an avid golfer at Plains Fairways. He also loved drinking coffee with his McDonalds buddies. He enjoyed attending his great-grandchildren's dance recitals and activities. He was awarded Friend of 4H and Honorary FFA member in 1986. He is survived by his daughter, Judy Caskey of Lamesa; grandchildren, Dawn Mitchell and Sarah Miller both of Lamesa; great grandchildren, Weston Curtis Mitchell of Lubbock, Carson Glen Mitchell and wife, Jennifer of Shallowater, Dillon Paul Mitchell of Levelland, and Emily Morgan Miller of Lamesa. Special thanks to his caretakers: Petra Baltazar, Angie and Barry Owen, Tommy Barbour, Stella Hernandez, Martha Gonzales, Anna Gonzales, Mary Garza, Stella Garza, Rachel Pany Agua, Henrietta Brown and Yolanda Kemp. He is preceded in death by his wife; parents; and brother, Paul Pruitt. The family suggests memorials be made to Home Hospice of Big Spring, 111 E. 7th St A, Big Spring, Texas 79720. To send condolences online, please visit


Curtis Pruitt
May 27, 1921 - October 16, 2017


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