Timothy Joseph Pratt, 69, of Logansport, IN went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 19, 2021. He was born on June 24, 1952 to the late Lindle and Cecilia [DuBois] Pratt of Pulaski County. On July 20, 1990, Tim married Karen (Markley) Wade in Logansport, IN and they enjoyed 31 years of marriage. Tim was a welder/machinist and had worked at Winamac Steel/Monticello Tank. He was a truck driver for many years and retired from Merrill Brothers. Tim became known for sporting his suspenders at work and in his leisure.
Tim was an avid bowler in many leagues and tournaments over the years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and mushroom hunting with his family. He spent many hours at the track participating in stock car racing and drag racing. Tim won numerous trophies and awards in bowling, archery, and racing.
Tim was a passionate NASCAR fan and his favorite driver was Dale Earnhardt. As passionate as he was about NASCAR, he always loved music. He played in a band for several years; playing drums and bass guitar. Tim drew inspiration from Elvis and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Tim had Westerns on the TV 24/7 with legends like John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, and Burt Lancaster. He took occasional breaks from Westerns to enjoy football and baseball.
Tim was a born again Christian. He was baptized on September 1, 2021 and now his faith has become sight.
He is survived by:
Karen Pratt, Logansport, IN Wife
Debi Jo (Pratt) and Jon Scott, Argos, IN Daughter & Son-in-law
Michelle (Pratt) and Jim Shirley, Kokomo, IN Daughter & Son-in-law
Timothy Edward (Pratt) and Brandi Reno, Logansport, IN Son & Daughter-in-law
Christopher and Misty Wade, Delphi, IN Son & Daughter-in-law
Ambyr (Wade) and Ryan Brooks, West Lafayette, IN Daughter & Son-in-law
11 Grandchildren: Zackery (Gabby) Smith, Derek (Kayla) Smith, Isaac Smith, Steven (Ashley) Shirley, Skyler Shirley, Jimi Shirley, Keigen Reno, Gavin Reno, Makenna Brooks, Averie Brooks, and Jordyn Brooks.
1Great Granddaughter: Caroline Smith
Ed (Catherine) Pratt, Royal Center, IN Brother
Terry (Cindy) Pratt, Winamac, IN Brother
Gerry Pratt, Winamac, IN Brother
Louisia Pratt, Monticello, IN Sister-in-law
Gail Pratt, Burnettsville, IN Sister-in-law
Betty Kloenne, Logansport, IN Mother-in-law
Sue Young, Winamac, IN Sister-in-law
Carol Crist, Logansport, IN Sister-in-law
Many Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Lindle and Cecilia [DuBois] Pratt, Parents
Jeremy Lane Pratt, Infant Son
Vernon Pratt, Brother
Jerry (Patricia) Pratt, Brother
Linda (Ralph) Garbison, Sister
Ron “Rock” Pratt, Brother
Loren Markley, Father-in-law
Robert Kloenne; Step Father-in-law
Kathy Webb, Sister-in-law
Lenvel Young, Brother-in-law
Rex Crist, Brother-in-law
Visitation will be from 4-8 PM EDT Monday, September 27, 2021 at Frain Mortuary, Winamac, IN.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM EDT Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Frain Mortuary, Winamac, IN with Rev. Rex Lamb officiating.
Burial will take place at Winamac Cemetery in Winamac, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.