Praytor, Joe In memory of Joe Turner Praytor October 2, 1952 - January 12, 2014 Joe T. Praytor was born October 2, 1952 to Frances and H. T. Praytor in Seymour, Texas. Joe grew up in Arlington, where he enjoyed playing Little League baseball and attended Arlington High. He served in the U. S. Army from 1972 to 1974. Joe married Laura Kathleen Bledsoe in Grand Prairie on October 14, 1978. He was a proud glazier and enjoyed working at City Glass & Mirror for over 25 years. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, Texas A&M University sports, Dallas Cowboys football and spending time with his two energetic grandsons. Joe believed every hour was a happy hour and every day was a holiday. He will be greatly missed. Joe is survived by his wife, Kathy Praytor; daughter, Jennifer Reed; grandsons, Tyler and Carter Reed; brother, Tom Praytor; sister, Gayle Ross; numerous friends and extended family. He is preceded in death by his brother, Jack Praytor; mother, Frances Praytor and father, H. T. Praytor. A public visitation will take place Friday, January 17th from 6pm-8pm at Bean Massey Burge Funeral Home located at 2951 S. Beltline Road, Grand Prairie, Texas. Funeral services will also be held at the same location on Saturday, January 18th at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Grand Prairie SPCA. http://www.gpspca.com/donate
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Jan. 15, 2014