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Dilmer Ray Pratt

December 27, 1931 ~ July 21, 2020 (age 88)


Reverend Dilmer Ray Pratt December 27, 1931 – July 21, 2020

Dilmer Ray Pratt, 88, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Rose Tara Plantation in King. He was born December 27, 1931 in Stokes County to Nathaniel and Tannie Pratt. He served many years as pastor of Sauratown Mountain Baptist Church.  After retirement he has been a member of Gateway Baptist Church, Tobaccoville NC, where he previously served as Sunday School Superintendent and filled in for his dear friend Pastor Lawson as often as needed.  He loved serving the Lord and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years Ineida, who passed away in January 2020; one daughter, Hiwathia Pratt Ring; five brothers, Otis, Early, June, Gene, and John;  Six sisters, Hazel, Essie, Evelyn, Edith, Avis, and Margaret.

He is survived by three sons, Drexdal Ray (Sheree) Pratt of Angier NC, Gregory Allen (Brenda) Pratt of Tobaccoville NC; Ramie Fitzgerald (Janet) Pratt of Reno Nevada;  seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren; one brother, Grady (Pinnacle NC),  and two sisters, Earnestine Boner (Clemmons NC), and Frances Fulk (Pinnacle NC).

A graveside service will take place at 11:00 am Saturday, July 25, 2020 in the Boyles Chapel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, 4632 NC Hwy 66, King, NC 27021.  Service will be officiated by the Reverend Glynard Lawson.

A register book will be available for friends and loved ones to sign on Friday, July 24, 2020 at Slate Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gateway Baptist Church, 6224 Tobaccoville Rd. Tobaccoville, NC 27050.

The family wants to express appreciation to the staff of Rose Tara Plantation for the loving care and comfort they provided.

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Graveside Service
July 25, 2020

11:00 AM
Boyles Chapel Primitive Baptist Church
4632 Highway 66 S
King, NC 27021


Gateway Baptist Church
6224 Tobaccoville Rd., Tobaccoville NC 27050

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