Vernon Loy Pratt, 76

Vernon Loy Pratt, 76, of rural Wabash, died at 12:18 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.  He was born July 4, 1943 in Wabash, to Walter and Mary (Lewis) Pratt.

Vernon married Ada M. Creecy in Centerville, Mich. on Aug. 29, 1961. He worked at General Tire/Trelleborg in Wabash and Peru, retiring after 41 years. Vernon was a member of the Church of Christ at Treaty. He enjoyed listening to music, watching Fox News, and being with his family. Vernon was an avid IU Basketball and Indianapolis Colts fan.

He is survived by his Wife, Ada Pratt of Wabash; two children, Mark (Becky) Pratt of Wabash, and Diana (Charlie) Hunt of LaFontaine; five grandchildren, Brittany (Ben) Brubaker and Amanda (Mikey) Stevenson, both of Wabash, Emma Hunt of LaFontaine, Cassandra Diskey and Chase Hunt, both of Wabash; seven great grandchildren; brother, Herbert Pratt of Bluefield, W. Va.; and two sisters, Marilyn (Max) Benson of Princeton, W. Va., and Janice (Gerry) Brakkee of Calif.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Kenneth Pratt; and grandson, Logan Hunt.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Ryan Weaver and Leon Kirk officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is the family of Vernon Pratt, for expenses.

The memorial guest book for Vernon may be signed at

Posted on 2020 Feb 12