Graveside services for Bobby Joe Pratt, 72, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Pratt passed away at 12:46 a.m., Monday, December 26, 2016 at his home. He was born August 4, 1944 at Pocahontas, Arkansas to Lucien Pratt and Lorine Raglin Pratt. On January 6, 1966, he was married at Pocahontas, Arkansas to Leona Willene Crawford. Mr. Pratt was a veteran having served with the United States Navy. Before his retirement in 1998, he was employed as a fabricator with Falcon Communications. Mr. Pratt was a member of the Lord’s Church for over 33 years, having served as a Deacon and Elder of the Church and was attending the West 160 Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Leona Willene Pratt, of the family home; two sons, Tony Pratt, wife, Melissa, West Plains, Missouri and Scott Pratt, wife, Kassie, Jonesboro, Arkansas; three grandchildren, Ryan, Hayley and Raines Pratt; two brothers, Lucien Pratt, Jr., Ash Flat, Arkansas and Gary Don Pratt, wife, Becca, Maynard, Arkansas; his mother-in-law, Alta Crawford, Pocahontas, Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, one brother, J. T. Pratt, one sister, Joyce Ann Jones, father-in-law, Otto Crawford and sister-in-law, Loujean Pratt, precede him in death.
Mr. Pratt will lie in state from 4:00 p.m., Tuesday until noon (12:00 p.m.) Wednesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fair Haven Children’s Home or the Paragould Children’s Home and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.