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Joel Thomas Praytor
  • Houston Hospice-El Campo
    P.O. Box 1417
    El Campo, TX 77437
  • Hospice of South Texas
    605 E. Locust Avenue
    Victoria, TX 77901-3933

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“Carol, My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I have thought of you often over the years and regret that I didn't keep in touch. My thoughts and...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Joy Mitchell Doss - Austin, TX

“Cousins all-- So very sorry for this loss. I only have good memories of Joel and wish our lives could be like those days when families didn't live...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Richard Fothergill - Kilgore, TX

“So very sorry to hear of Joel's death. We have fond memories you from many years ago and of Laura and Toni. May God be with you now and in the days...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Bill and Gloria Dowden - LA

Joel Thomas Praytor, 81 of Sugar Land, formerly of El Campo and Victoria, passed away on June 5, 2014. He was born on June 28, 1932 in Ennis, Texas to Joel Hardy and Zella Amanda Hodo Praytor. Joel was a car salesman and worked for John L. RusselL and Howard Clapp Chevrolet in El Campo and Leonard Kovar in Victoria.

He is survived by his wife Carol Praytor, daughters Laura Joines of Houston and Toni Hanson of Sugar Land; grandchildren Karis Teague and husband Travis, Brent Joines, Ryan Ramsey and wife Kristen, Lindsay Faulk and husband Stephen, Adrienne Ramsey; great-grandchildren Connor Teague, Blake Teague, Hunter Hadley, Katie Faulk, Joey Faulk, Madeline Faulk, Holton Hadley, Dane Ramsey, and Jack Perkins.

Joel was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held at 5 pm on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Triska Funeral Home with George Martin officiating.

Memorial donations in honor of Joel may be made to the Hospice of your choice.

Memories and condolences may be left for the family online at

Triska Funeral Home 979-543-3681