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Harry “Lee” Pratt

Harry “Lee” Pratt, 60, of Portsmouth, passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at his home. He was born February 19, 1961 in Portsmouth, a son of the late Charles Armour and Wanda Darlene Wilburn Pratt.

Lee retired from the Laborer’s Local #83. Affectionately known as “The Mayor of the East End”, he was a true character and was loved by all. Anyone who knew him knew he had a huge heart and that Lee cherished his children, family and friends above all. Lee also loved sports and the Buckeyes. He trained many people to box and was a talented boxer himself, having won Portsmouth’s first “Tough Man” Contest.

Surviving Lee are his children, T.J. (Ginny) Nelson of South Shore, KY, Harry Lee (Bailey) Pratt, Jr. of Kingston, Cortne Huffman of Portsmouth and Andrew Charles Pratt of New Albany; five siblings, Charles “Chuck” Pratt, Jr. and Brenda Pratt, both of Portsmouth, Frank (Monica) Pratt of West Portsmouth, Randy A. Pratt and Jeanne Pratt, both of Lucasville; his friend and former wife, Rebecca L. Parish of New Albany; seven grandchildren, Alysia, Austen and Brady Nelson, Taylor Schmidt, Aiden, Olivia and Waylon Lee Pratt; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and their families.

In addition to his parents, Lee was also preceded in death by a son, Hobert Nelson.

Funeral services will be held at 3 P.M. Saturday at the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth with Dr. Greg Hudson officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 till 3 P.M. Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at

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