|Joseph A. Prater, 44, of Statts Mills passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.|
He was born April 17, 1962, in Charleston, the son of Richard Prater and Blanche Parsons Little.
He was a mechanic for the city of Charleston. Joe was a proud father, an avid hunter, and he loved the Lord. His life goal was to see souls saved.
He is survived by his wife, Kandy Prater; son, Jeremiah Joseph William Prater, 10; daughters, Monica Starr Prater, 24, of Charleston, Brandee Jo Prater, 12, Michaella Kathleen Prater, 7, and Alexia Danielle Prater, 5; brothers, Tim Parsons of Spencer and Wayne Prater of Florida; and grandparents, Miche Seabolt of Spencer and Irene Morgan of Summersville.
Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, at Parsons-Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley, with Pastor Kevin Jennings officiating. Burial will be in Parsons Cemetery, Gay.
Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Parsons-Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley, is in charge of arrangements.