Howard L. Pratt

Howard L. Pratt, of 7572 Bailey Hill Road, Sherman, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at his home.

He was born Nov. 4, 1935, in Sherman, N.Y., the son of the late Dewey and Mildred Wiltsie Pratt.

He worked at Wiggers Willowbrook Farm. When he wasn’t working he enjoyed working on cars and farm equipment, and liked tinkering with anything that had a motor. He loved spending time with his family and especially his dog Toby.

He is survived by his children, Dixie (Lyndon) Smith, of Sherman, N.Y., Dawn (Ron) Miller, of Mayville, N.Y., Daniel (Brenda Jordan) Pratt of Sherman, N.Y., and Debra Pratt, of Mayville, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Dewey Pratt; a grandson Justin Dwight Miller, and a sister Winifred Weeks.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. No visitation will be observed.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chautauqua County 20 W. Fairmount Ave. Lakewood, NY 14750, or the Stanley Hose Co. PO Box 574, Sherman, NY 14781

Arrangements are being handled by the Spitzer Funeral Home, Sherman, N.Y.