Mr. Pruett had a passion for fast cars and was the owner and operator of Marv’s Auto Service, Marv’s Race Place, and Marv’s Scooter Place. He was a lifetime member of the Allied Auto Racing Association. He was a member of the Mascoutah Moose Lodge #815 and a parishioner of St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belleville, IL.
Marvin was preceded in death by his parents, Bert and Mary, nee Smail, Pruett; three brothers, Lewis Pruett, Ralph (Bobbie) Pruett, and Larry Pruett; and a sister, Rosemary (Mac) Sloane.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Alvina, nee Schilling, Pruett, whom he married on September 9, 1959;
a daughter, Barbara Sue Will of Belleville, IL;
a granddaughter, Stephanie McCall;
three great-grandchildren, Breanna Santel, Bailey McCall, and Braxton McCall;
two sisters-in-law, Juanita Pruett and Sally Pruett;
and his Goddaughter, Jennifer (Reid) McClain.
He is taking his final checkered flag to the raceway to Heaven.
Memorials may be made to Family Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 7, 2021, at Elmwood Cemetery, Freeburg, IL.