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Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Eaton
Wednesday December 29th, 2021
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Thursday December 30th, 2021

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Stephen W. Pratt Jr.

Stephen W. Pratt Jr., age 89, of Eaton, OH passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He was born May 27, 1932 in Greenwich, Conn. to the late Stephen W. and Virgina Pratt, Sr. He was a 1950 graduate of Greenwich High School in Greenwich, CT and earned his Associates Degree from Sinclair Community College. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran who served during the Korean War. He formerly worked at NCR and retired from Computer Science in 1997 as a computer programmer. After retirement, he enjoyed spending his time as a tour guide at the United States Air Force Museum. He was also a founding member of the Miami Valley Model Yacht Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Barbara M. Pratt; and numerous brothers and sisters. He is survived by his sons Stephen (Jorene) Pratt, III of Eaton and Michael (Leesa) Pratt of Huber Heights; grandchildren Nicole (Chaz) Smith, Christopher Pratt (Tonya Rowe), Samantha Pratt (Darren Shepherd), Beth (Jarod) Graham, Ryan Richards, Peggy Adamson, Lynda Fleenor, Zachary (Codi) Burgess and Wyatt Burgess; a herd of great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Gard Funeral Home, 226 W. Main Street, Eaton, OH. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Dayton, OH. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Preble County Council on Aging. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.

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Mike, Leesa, and Family, We are deeply saddened by the loss of your dad. He was truly an amazing man. Not only did he serve his country, but he also put his fellow man before himself. He supported his community, friends, and family wonderfully! He was Dec 29 2021 7:47 PM

Sympathy Gift courtesy of Jodi Tripodi. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Stephen W. Pratt Jr..

Jodi Tripodi Dec 27 2021 11:18 AM

So sorry to hear of Steve's passing. He used to come to the Y in Eaton and play Texas Hold 'em with us. He was a lot of fun.
RIP Steve.

Madonna VanBrederode Dec 23 2021 6:49 AM

A truly good and caring man

Phyllis Turner Dec 20 2021 9:51 PM

Enjoyed working with Steve on Trivia Contests at the Y in Eaton. He was very nice man with a great sense of humor.

Kaye Brown Dec 19 2021 8:21 PM

sorry for your loss,he was well liked,god bless

joe dieker Dec 17 2021 12:37 PM

Sympathy Gift courtesy of Beth Calcidise. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Stephen W. Pratt Jr..

Beth Calcidise Dec 16 2021 2:33 PM

Steve, Jo and Family we are so sorry for your loss. May you find peace and comfort in the days ahead !

Withrow, Leedy, and Evans Families Dec 15 2021 11:02 AM

Steve, Jo and family so sorry for your loss, you are inour thoughts and prayers, love Dan & Pug.

Dan & Pug Weadick Dec 15 2021 9:17 AM