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Robert Wendell Pratt

February 6, 2020 - April 13, 1936

U.S. Veteran

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Robert Wendell Pratt, USN, Ret., 84, of Lynchburg died Monday, April 13, 2020. He was the husband of Sherma Jean Pratt.

Robert was born in Roanoke on February 6, 1936 a son of the late Wendell Bernett Pratt and Dorothy Cloyd Pratt. Robert honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and until his retirement from military service in 1985. He was a member of the VFW Post #392, the Lakeside Drive Moose Lodge #715, and Forest Road United Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his two sons, Steven Wendell Pratt of TX, and Robert Pratt, Jr. of MA, his sister Shirley Pratt Lamanca (John) of Salem, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two daughters, Kimmie Jo Haner and Joan Leslie Cogar.

A Graveside Service for Robert will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at Virginia Memorial Park with Pastor Sue Keen officiating.

In lieu of flowers please consider making memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association.

 Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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