Thomas C. Pratt, 96, of East Alton, passed away Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at his home.
He was born Oct. 16, 1918, in Green County, the son to Thomas D. and Tressie Ann (Conley) Pratt. Thomas was a WW II Veteran who served in the Army in Europe. Thomas was a POW and received the Purple Heart. He loved to travel and enjoyed NASCAR.
He is survived by a son, Harold Pratt of East Alton; four grandchildren and their spouses, Brad and Dee Pratt of Benld, Stephanie and Donnie Childers of East Alton; Lonnie and Brett Allen of Fosterburg and Kristy Gaines of Osage Beach, Mo.; nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Cleo (Scott) Pratt; and his second wife, Marjorie M. (Pratt) Pratt.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of services at noon Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, at Paynic Home for Funerals. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Greenfield. Online guestbook available at www.paynicfh.com.