James E. Prenatt

September 29, 1931 ~ June 1, 2019 (age 87)

James E. Prenatt, 87, of Oil City, PA. died Saturday June 1, 2019 at his home.

Born Sept. 29, 1931 in Oil City, PA., he was the son of the late Roy & Doris Hopper Prenatt.

Jim was married to Helen L. Ehrhart on June 25, 1952 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 1, 2017.

Mr. Prenatt had worked for Pennzoil.

He was a member of the First Free Methodist Church.

He is survived by three children and their spouses.

Rebecca Perry & her husband  Dennis of Oil City

Vickie Morris & her husband Bob of Oil City

Tim Prenatt & his wife Susan of Pleasantville

9 grandchildren

Heather McCandless

Sarah Zerger & her husband Zach

Erin Liederbach & her husband Harry

Ryan Antrilli & her husband Matt

Tim Prenatt, Aaron Prenatt

Chad Prenatt

And Logan & Nick Shreffler

15 Great Grandchildren also survive.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his son James “Jimmy” Prenatt, a brother Roland “Spud” Prenatt and a sister Betty Lou Wise

A Graveside Service will be held at Shaw Farm Cemetery in Oil City for his immediate Family.

Memorials may be made to the VNA Foundation of Venango County.

The Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.

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