Cecil Leonard Pratt


Mr. Cecil Leonard Pratt, age 89, of Hensley Road, Adairsville, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Cartersville Medical Center.

He was born in Gordon County, GA, December 5, 1928, son of the late Cyrus Logan Pratt and Carrie Lou Carr Pratt. Mr. Pratt attended Canaan Land Christian Center. A veteran of the United States Army, he served in the Korean Conflict and is a Purple Heart recipient. Mr. Pratt was a true entrepreneur and hard worker; a lifelong cattle farmer and owner operator of several businesses including Pratt’s Grocery and Pratt’s Trailer Park. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Iris Atkins, Bonnie Young, Jessie Sharp, Joann Johnson, and Harriett McAfee; brothers, Mike Pratt, Perry Pratt, and Clemon Pratt.

Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Beatrice King Pratt of Adairsville; son, Gary Pratt of Adairsville, daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Stuart French of Calhoun; sister, Mable Tate of Adairsville;  grandchildren, Robert Pratt of Calhoun, Chelsea French of Adairsville, and Logan French of Calhoun; great-granddaughter, Charli Belle Tennant and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville with Rev. Steve Morrow officiating. Interment will follow in the Eastview Cemetery, Adairsville. Family will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at Barton Funeral Home.

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R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Cecil Leonard Pratt.