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Mitchell Prater

Visitation:
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Secor Funeral Home
202 W. Maple Street
Willard, OH 44890

Service:
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
2:00 PM
Secor Funeral Home
202 W. Maple Street
Willard, OH 44890



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Mitchell Prater, age 77, resident of Mount Vernon, Kentucky and former Willard, Ohio resident passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2011 in the Compassionate Care Hospice in Richmond, Kentucky. Born on June 5, 1934 in Lackey, KY to the late Andy and Alice (Reed) Prater, Mitchell was a Willard resident from 1944 until 1961. He then moved to Mississippi and Indiana before finally settling back in Kentucky where he lived the rest of his life. Mitchell served the Army during the Korean War, and was the owner/operator of several businesses through his lifetime.

He is survived by his seven children, Mike Prater of North Vernon, IN, Johnathan Ray (Carolyn) Prater of Florence, KY, Ethan Prater of Edinburgh, IN, Jayne Prater of Columbus, IN, Teresa Heath of Orlando, FL, Xylena Prater of Mount Vernon, KY and Travis Prater of Mount Vernon, KY; three grandchildren, Theron and Danielle Heath and Ray Prater; two sisters, Celia (Aron) Holbrook of Willard, OH; and Violet (Ron) Cuny of Leavenworth, KS and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Andy Prater, Jr. and two sisters, Lelia Miller and Geneva McKinney.

Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 from Noon until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 PM with Rev. Ron Cuny officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. Online condolences at www.secorfuneralhomes.com


  
 

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