Ruble J. “Jim” or “Mack” Pratt, 94, of Scio, Ohio (Tappan Lake) passed away on Nov. 14, 2021 at the Truman House in New Philadelphia, Ohio. He was born on March 15, 1927 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, a son of the late Jesse and Olive Brinkley Pratt. He was an enlisted pilot in the U.S. 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. Preceding Jim in death was 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, and Nancy L. Straw; three stepchildren Richard DeLand, Christienne (Patrick) Ruth, and Michael (Kristin) DeLand; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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 the Truman House (716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663) or Broad Oaks UM Church (349 Haymond Hwy., Clarksburg, West Virginia 26301). Offer condolences at shorac.com.