Jerry R Pratt

Jerry Rae Pratt, 79 years, of Peebles, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017, at his home. Jerry was born in Columbus, Ohio, on September 11, 1938, the son of the late Lawrence Pratt and Freda Charles Pratt. Jerry was owner/operator of JP Service Auto Repair and a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a lifetime member of the American Veterans, Post #61, Rocky Fork Lake, Hillsboro, Ohio. In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his sisters-in-law, Carole Swayne O’Connor and Shelly Swayne Seaman. He is survived by his wife, Cindy Swayne Pratt, whom he married on March 25, 1989; his daughter Emily (Greg) Land and granddaughter Olivia Adelle Land of West Union, Ohio. Jerry is also survived by a son Gary Pratt, of Westerville, Ohio; a daughter Marilyn Brooks, of Michigan; a brother Dave (Juanita) Pratt, of Orient, Ohio; and a sister Linda Phillips, of Texas. He also leaves behind his father-in-law Dean Swayne, of Peebles, Ohio; brothers-in-law Roger Swayne, of Hillsboro, Ohio, and Richard (Valerie) Swayne, of Peebles, Ohio; and sisters-in-law Deana Swayne and Kim Swayne McCann, both of Peebles, Ohio. Jerry will be missed by several special nieces and nephews, family members, and friends. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home, in Peebles. The ceremony will be officiated by Mark Seevers. Family and friends may pay their respects to the family on Saturday, from 11:00 until 1:00, prior to the memorial service, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Southern Ohio Medical Center Cancer Center. Donations may be made online at [1] or by mail to 1121 Kinneys Lane, Portsmouth, OH 45662. To sign our online guestbook, please visit us at