|Birth: ||Mar. 18, 1926|
|Death: ||Jan. 26, 2010|
Mr. Jesse "Buck" Prunty SHREVEPORT, LA - Funeral services for Mr. Jesse "Buck" Prunty will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. at Forest Park Funeral Home Chapel, 1201 Louisiana Avenue, Shreveport, LA. Officiating will be Pastor Mike Boze of Faith Community Church. Interment will follow with full military honors at NWLA Veteran's Cemetery in Keithville. Visitation will be Monday, from 6:00- 8:00 P.M. Mr. Prunty was born March 18, 1926 in Shreveport, LA and passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 in Shreveport. He was preceded in death by his parents, J.C Prunty and Myrtle Gwin Prunty. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 33 years, Shirley Prunty of Shreveport, LA; sons, Mark and wife, Nancy, Preston, Timothy, Matthew and wife, Penny and David Prunty, all of Shreveport; brothers, Howard Prunty of Covington, GA and Edmund and wife, Alice of Spring, TX; granddaughter, Teresa Prunty; grandsons, Wade Prunty, Matthew Prunty II and Justin Prunty. Jesse retired from KCS Railroad. He was a WWII veteran of the Marine Corps, decorated with the purple heart which he received as a result from being wounded on Iwo Jima. He was a member of Faith Community Church. Forest Park Funeral Home and Cemeteries 318-221-7181
Jesse Prunty, 84
United States Marine Corps
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
His family has requested that the PGR be present at his services. Mr. Prunty passed away January 27, 2010. Mr. Prunty was a U.S. Marine, World War II era Veteran. Mr. Prunty was awarded service and combat decorations to include the Purple Heart.
The Mission is a 'go' and all contacts have been made.
Services: Tuesday, February 2, 2010, 1 PM, at the Forest Park Funeral Home, 1201 Louisiana Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71101-3909, Phone (318) 221-7181ý. Interment will be at the Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery. This will be Flag Line at the Funeral Home and Honor Guard (escort) from Funeral Home to the cemetery, and a Flag Line at the cemetery.
Staging: Forest Park Funeral Home, 1201 Louisiana Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71101-3909, Phone (318) 221-7181ý, From 12:00 PM. – 12:30 PM. Riders Meeting at 12:30 PM. Ride Captain will give flag line/honor guard (escort) information at riders meeting.
Map Link to Staging Area: http://www.mapquest.com/mq/7-bxMz
Map Link to Cemetery: http://www.mapquest.com/mq/8-zdUu
(directions to cemetery: Mansfield Rd south turn right onto Colquitt Rd (Hwy 525) then go approx. 9.5 mi to flashing light and bear right onto Springridge Rd, go straight .5 mile and turn left onto Hwy 169, go approx. 1 mile and bear left onto Hwy 789, go approx. 2.5 miles and turn right onto Mike Clark Drive, look for Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery sign.
Ride Captain: Bill Barnes, (318) 503-2872, firstname.lastname@example.org
Weather Forecast: Chance of showers, hi of 52 degrees and a low of 42 degrees. Be prepared remain flexible (Sempre Gumby).
ALL GROUPS, CLUBS, INDEPENDENTS, ETC. ARE WELCOME. The only prerequisite is RESPECT. Also remember, you do not have to ride a motorcycle to join in. The flag line is open to all who wish to participate.
Stand tall and silent as you honor this fallen Veteran and his family. Please ride/drive safely and defensively. And thanks again for your participation
Private - US Marine Corps, World War II veteran awarded the Purple Heart Medal.
Timothy Clark Prunty (1967 - 2010)*
US MARINE CORPS
WORLD WAR II
Note: GPS +32.26673,-93.93259
Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery
Plot: Section 4, site 134 (4 134). Interment February 2, 2010.
GPS (lat/lon): 32.26673, -93.93259
Maintained by: JB BERRY
Originally Created by: Bette Grimm Thatcher
Record added: Jan 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47260264