James H. “Jim” Pratt, 83, of Plattsburgh, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022 at the UVM-CVPH Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He was born in Colchester, Vermont on January 24, 1939 the son of Harold and Viola (Cantwell) Pratt.
Jim served his country as a Crew Chief on a B-52 in the United States Air Force. He owned and operated Jimco and later McLeans Trucking. He enjoyed helping people, woodworking and carpentry. He married Gloria (Cusson) in Daytona Beach, Florida on January 21, 1974.
He is survived by his children; Anastasia Pratt, Nicole Crouse and Kirk, his brother Peter Pratt (Judy), his sister Mary Arel (Alfred), sister-in-law Barbara Pratt, brother-in-law Rene Cusson (Peggy), sisters-in-law; Annette Ratta, Elizabeth Cusson, Jennette Cusson, Barbara Cusson, many grandchildren, including Andrew Coskie who helped care for him, several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, close friends Roger and Dianna Murray, and Kim and Nita Deyo and his beloved little bug Gracie.
He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Gloria, his in-laws, his sister Mildred, brothers Bob and Henry (Pauline).
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 10:00 am at St. Augustine’s Church, Peru.
Donations may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com