William Anthony "Tony" Pratt

May 4, 1950 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

William Pratt Obituary

William Anthony “Tony” Pratt, died on Monday, February 12, 2024 at Genesis Hospital, Zanesville, Ohio. He was born May 4, 1950, in Wheeling, West Virginia, a son of the late William L. and Julia (Serturini) Pratt. Tony graduated from Ohio University, earning his Master’s Degree and was a teacher for 40 years at River High School and Powhatan Point Elementary School. He served two terms as the Mayor of Powhatan Point and had a green thumb for plants and enjoyed raising birds. Tony had a sweet tooth for strawberry candy and a love for Dr. Pepper.

He is survived by his brother, Richard E. “Rick” (Michelle) Pratt; a special nephew and caretaker Jeremy (Nancy) Pratt; a niece, Kristin (Ryan) Snider; two nephews, David (Jen) Pratt and Michael (Allison) Pratt; and several close friends who loved him dearly.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald “Ron” Pratt.

A cremation will take place under the direction of BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE, with a Private Family Celebration of Life Service to take place at a later date.

Memorial contribution can be made in Tony’s name to the Animal Shelter Society, 1430 Newark Road Zanesville, Ohio 43701.

A special thanks to the staff at Adams Lane Care Center, Brookdale Assisted Living and Genesis Hospital for their exceptional care and support.

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