Ruble J. “Jim” or “Mack” Pratt, 94, of Scio, Ohio (Tappan Lake) passed away on November 14, 2021 at Truman House, New Philadelphia, Ohio. He was born on March 15, 1927 in Clarksburg, WV, a son of the late Jesse & Olive Brinkley Pratt. He was an enlisted pilot in the US Navy serving in New Guinea. Jim was an engineer beginning his career at Goodyear Aerospace, moving on as a director at Loral and retiring from Lockheed Martin. Jim and his wife, Vickie, own and operate Tubs 'N Suds in Uhrichsville, Ohio. Preceding Jim in death were his first wife Iris Riley Pratt and brother Arden Pratt.
Jim is survived by his wife Vickie S. Augustine Pratt; five children Robert J. (Sheila) Pratt, Diana S. Pratt, Karen L. (Bob) Master, Paula J. Philpott & Nancy L. Straw; three stepchildren Richard DeLand, Christienne (Patrick) Ruth & Michael (Kristin) DeLand; several grand and great grandchildren; and sister-in-law Brenda Pratt.
Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Ohio 43953, on Saturday from 2-4 p.m.
Memorials may be directed to Truman House, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 OR Broad Oaks UM Church, 349 Haymond Hwy., Clarksburg, WV 26301.
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