LEROY — Richard Hubert Prunty (Dick), 90, of LeRoy passed away in his home on June 12, 2019.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 15, at Bethel Family Missionary Church, 515 West Lincoln Ave., Reed City, Michigan. Public viewing will be at 11 a.m., followed by a service at noon and luncheon. Burial will follow at Ashton Cemetery.
Richard was born November 5, 1928 to John and Lena Prunty and married Marie (Hughes) February 26, 1949. Richard worked with his father, John H. Prunty, at the family owned Trio Lumber Co. in Taylor Michigan for 33 years. He then moved to LeRoy where he owned and operated the Swanson Lumber Company with his wife Marie and son Ron for 13 years before retiring in 1992. Richard was an active member of the community, serving as Mayor of the Council for several years and as a member of the Chamber of Commerce. He was also an active member of the Osceola County Sheriff’s Posse for more than 30 years.
Richard is survived by his sons, Richard J. (Lisa) Prunty of Dearborn, Ronald A. (Barbara) Prunty of Kent City; grandchildren, Jeff (Sarah) Prunty and Becky Vokes, Meagan (David) Tessler and Carli Hall, Josh and Allison Beardsley; and great-grandchildren, Ethan, John, Harper, Gage, and Charlie.
Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Marie, who passed away peacefully November 28, 2017.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Munson Hospice of Michigan.