E.J. Pratt, Jr.Eslie John “E.J.” Pratt Jr., of North Carolina died unexpectedly Sunday, April 18, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital.
Eslie John “E.J.” Pratt Jr., of North Carolina died unexpectedly Sunday, April 18, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital.
A native of Aitken, Pratt was born Dec. 28, 1951, a son of the late Eslie John Pratt, Sr. and the late June Hendrickson Pratt.
He is a graduate of Two Harbors High School and Vermillion College in Ely, where he played football.
He has lived in North Carolina the past 27 years and was a member of Marlboro Friends Meeting. For the past 26 years he has been employed at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Randolph County, where he was a member of the United Steel Workers Association.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Paula Zimmel.
Surviving are his wife of 18 years, Cheryl Allred Pratt; two daughters, Lauren (Obie) O’Brien of Randleman, and Leslie Brown; one son, Connor Pratt; two sisters, Sherry Farlow and Vera Oslon both of Cuba City, Wis.; one brother, Cass Pratt and his wife Laralee of Fair- bourne, Ohio and one granddaughter, Lillie O’Brien.
A service was held Thursday at Marlboro Friends Church. Memorials may be directed to the “Day Care Fund” at Marlboro Friends Church, 2668 Marlboro Church Road, Sophia, NC 27350. Online condolences can be made at www.cumby - funeral.com.