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Brian A. Pratt

November 14, 1971 - July 25, 2020

Brian A. Pratt, age 48, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, after a courageous battle with lymphoma.

Born in Wilmington, DE on November 14, 1971, he was a son of Mary Alice (Harrison) Carey and the late Milton A. “Pete” Pratt. Brian worked as a mechanic at Newark Toyota. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching NASCAR and restoring cars. Brian liked taking trips to the beach, boating and listening to classic rock. Above all, he loved spending time with his family.

Brian is survived by his loving wife of 9 years, Robyn C. (Lines) Pratt; son, Aiden C. Pratt of Newark; mother, Mary Alice (Harrison) Carey of Newark; brother, Craig A. Pratt (Dawn) of Swedesboro, NJ; nephew, Ryan Pratt; and aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Brian’s memory to Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.


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15 Condolences for Brian A. Pratt

  • My Deepest Condolences to Brian’s family and loves for your heartbreaking loss. I used to work with Brian at Saturn and hung with friends watching Nascar.
    May you Rest In Peace Brian

  • Robyn,

    I am so sorry to hear about Brian. I know how hard he fought and how hard you fought right along side him.

    Please let me know if you need anything. We are all here for you.


    Kathy Staab

  • I know Brian was loved deeply and will be greatly missed. He fought courageously and I admire his family for their positivity the entire time.

    Sending you love and continued prayers.

    Love you,

  • Robyn, Aiden and family,
    There are no words to convey our sadness at Brian’s passing. Our hearts break with you. Brian’s smile was contagious and he was loved by all who knew him. Please know that our thoughts and prayers continue to be with you. Please let us know if there’s anything we can do.

    Our deepest sympathy,
    The Millers (John, Lisa and Gavin)

  • We are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May god hold you tight in his arms during this most difficult time .
    Janet & Mark Robinson

  • Robyn, I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

  • I send positive thoughts and healing energy to all of you.

  • Your smile brightened my day. Your tears anchored my heart. I’m glad our light conversations outweighed the heavy but I’ll remember them all for they are part of who we were as a team. Captain, you are missed. RIP my friend.

  • My heart just goes out to Brian’s family. Robyn, you took such excellent care of him while he fought so hard through all of this. Continued prayers for you and A as you make your way through your loss and may cherished memories replace the immense sadness you have had to endure. Please let us know if you need anything. You’re in my prayers. I’m so sorry.

  • Brian you were an incredible patient, your progress and strength was so inspiring. I was blessed to be a part of your ICU rehab journey at Hopkins. Mrs. Pratt, you were an amazing advocate, and his biggest supporter. May you find comfort in the good memories, and in your son Aiden. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Pratt family.

  • Craig, Dawn, and Ryan,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family during such a sad time. If I can help in anyway please let me know.


  • Robyn and Aiden I was heartbreaking to hear about Brian’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Heddi & Chris Knox

  • With my deepest sympathy to the family. I will always remember him as “The Big Teddy Bear”.

  • So saddened on hearing Brian’s passing! I was inspired watching him fight and coming home, thought he was getting better. I worked with Brian. Rip my friend!!

  • Brian enjoyed his years at Hodgson School. I wish Brian had started his schooling there before 10th grade. In 9th grade Brian could have explored all of the choices for focus. I have many memories of Brian, my step son. I loved him very much. Grace and peace to his family. Barbara Pratt