Joseph Keith Pratt, Sr., 58 was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 17, 1954. He was a resident of Sarasota for 57 years. He was a United States Marine Corp. Veteran. He is preceeded in death by his parents Wendell and Marie Pratt. Survivors include his beloved wife of 35 years, Joanne Summers Pratt, his two children, Joanna Pratt Whitley and Joseph Pratt, Jr., a Son in Law Franklin Whitley , three sisters, Rita and Brian Quimby of North Carolina, Kathleen V. and Walter Presley of Osprey, Wendy Skolnick and Stretch of Sarasota, 4 loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews as well. Mr. Pratt was a retired employee of Sarasota County with 23 years of service. He went to be with our Lord on November 17, 2012. Memorial Services will be held Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Graveside at 2:00 O'Clock PM with presentation of Military Honors, Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarsota, Florida, Interment will follow. Memorial Donations can be made to Tidewell Hospice Inc. 5955 Rand Blvd. Sarasota, Florida 34238.