Mr. Prater was a resident of DeFuniak Springs. He was Protestant by faith. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and being outdoors.
Mr. Prater was preceded in death by his father and mother; three sisters Mavis Llewlyen. Alice Wood and Shirley Jordan; six brothers Alvin, Cecil, Lewis, Pete, Roy, Waldo Prater.
Mr. Prater is survived by his one son John Prater of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; one daughter Sherry Gordash of Kissimmee, Florida; three brothers Clarence L. Prater Jr and wife Laura of Milton, Florida, Toby Prater and wife Karen and Lamar Prater all of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; four sisters Dorothy Palmer of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, Lillian Branch of Mulberry, Florida, Dianne Anderson and husband Hershel of Candler, North Carolina and Brenda Hall and husband Rick of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; and three grandchildren.
A time of visitation will be held at 10:00~11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 7, 2007, at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home; 230 Park Avenue DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 7, 2007, at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home 230 Park Avenue DeFuniak Springs, with Reverend Joel Glenn officiating. In lieu of flowers family request donations be made to the Building Fund at the First Baptist Church of Liberty; 6775 United States Highway 331 North, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433. Those asked to serve as pallbearers are Michael Carroll, Kevin Prater, Donald Tucker, Tracey Jernigan, James Summerlin and Jimmy Summerlin. Burial will follow in the Cluster Springs Cemetery.
[Burial: Cluster Springs Cemetery, DeFuniak Springs]