James E. Prunty Jr., 74, of Parkersburg, W.Va., handed away peacefully after a sudden sickness June 8, 2021, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 26, 1946, in Baltimore, Maryland, a son of the late James E., Sr. & Juanita F. Payton Prunty.
James was a US Marine Corps vet having served in Vietnam. He was retired as a chemical technician from RJF. He loved studying, engaged on computer systems and fishing. He was a member of VFW Publish 5108, Marietta.
He’s survived by his loving spouse of 52 years, Jenny Lockhart Prunty; three sons, Clayton Prunty (Jody) of Parkersburg, Matthew Prunty (Regina Lake) of Parkersburg and Bert Gayheart (Katelyne) of Mineral Wells; seven sisters, Jene Prunty, Elaine Guthrie (Cam), Donna Wright (Gary), Shirley Murray (Tommy), Denise King, Angela Hackney (Ronnie) and Regina Nuzum (Paul); one brother, Frank Prunty (Becky); and 6 grandchildren, Brandon, Lacey, Brendan, Jasmine, Amber and Ashley.
Along with his mother and father, James was preceded in loss of life by a son, Aaron Prunty; a sister, Eileen Simmons; and a daughter-in-law, Miranda Kay Prunty.
The household will obtain pals from Midday – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 12, 2021, on the Vaughan-Kimes Funeral House, 521 – fifth Road, Parkersburg to share reminiscences of James. Per James needs, cremation companies will observe.
Condolences and different reminiscences could also be shared on-line with the household at VaughanKimes.com.