Timothy Pratt

Obituary of Timothy Joseph Pratt

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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

David C. Webb, Paris, TN Brother-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.

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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, September 27, 2021
Frain Mortuary - Winamac
305 E Main St.
Winamac, Indiana, United States

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Frain Mortuary - Winamac
305 E Main St.
Winamac, Indiana, United States


Winamac Cemetery
West Main Street
Winamac, Indiana, United States
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