Dayle “Wilbur” Pratt, Jr., age 62, of Lacon, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022 at his home.
Dayle was born on February 14, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois to Dayle W. and Wilma (Malone) Pratt, Sr.
Surviving are his siblings, Sandra Schlosser of Mississippi, Linda (Robert) Pratt-Wheeler of Tiskilwa, IL, Karla (Ross) Goble of Peoria, IL, Gregory (Diane) Pratt of Lafayette, IN, Preston (Wanda) Pratt of Daphne, AL, and Judy Boswell of Florida; his sister-in-law, Mary Jane Pratt of Granville, IL; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charles and Carl Pratt; and a sister, Mary Ann Pratt-Diggs.
Dayle grew up in Henry, IL and graduated from Henry Senachwine High School in 1978. He was a truck driver and member of the Teamsters Union. Dayle was also a member of the Henry United Methodist Church and he enjoyed water skiing, boating, hunting, and his Harley motorcycle. Most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews who knew him as Wilbur.
Services will be held on Monday, June 6, 2022 at 11am at the Henry United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2022 from 6pm to 9pm at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon. Buriall will be at Henry City Cemetery immediately following the services. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.