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Robert A. “Bob” Pratt, age 79, of 2662 Crackers Neck Road, Mountain City, TN passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Elizabethton, TN. He retired from General Motors. He was the son of the late Charles S. Pratt and Dorcus Stevenson Pratt. Bob was a member of Vaughts Gap Baptist Church and he enjoyed camping and staying busy. He was a veteran in United States Army Korean War.
Survivors include: wife, Doris Pratt; daughters: Michelle Soper and husband Mike and Kim Corder and husband Dwayne of Michigan; sons: Michael Platt and wife Gretchen of Washington and Kevin Pratt and wife Lisa of Michigan; step-daughter: Elizabeth Jean Tester and husband Dennis “Pug”; step-sons: Robert Howard Stout and Michael Lee Stout and wife Melissa of Mountain City, TN; four sisters: Harriett Johnson, Phyllis Pratt, Dorothy Brewington and one brother: Donnie Pratt and wife Helen all of Michigan; special friends: Tammy Click, Sandy Franklin, Deborah Shatley and Kristen Courtner; seven grandchildren: Donna Jean Pratt, Gregg Pratt, Christen Pratt, Marie Pratt, Daniel Corder, John Corder and Dustin Tester; and two great grandchildren: Gavin Pratt and Austin Pratt.
Funeral services for Robert A. “Bob” Pratt were conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2013 from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home with Rev. Chuck Morefield and Rev. Frank Johnson officiating. The family received friends from 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Graveside service and interment followed in Pleasant Grove Cemetery with military honors. Pallbearers will be Norman Tester, Wayne Johnson, Benny Grindstaff, Tony Simcox, Woody Crowder, D. L. Brown, Coleman Brown and Tom Icenhour. Honorary pallbearers are deacons and men of the church.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Johnson County Rescue Squad.
At other times friends may call at the residence, 2662 Crackers Neck Road, Mountain City, TN.
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As requested by the family, arrangements for the Robert A. “Bob” Pratt family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.