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Michael David Prather
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1962
Death: Jul. 2, 2008

Charlestown, Indiana

MICHAEL DAVID PRATHER, 45, passed from the loving arms of his wife, son, and dad into the hands of his god and savior Jesus Christ at Rochester Methodist Hospital in Minnesota at 2:30 A.M. Wednesday July 2, 2008 after a five year battle with leukemia. He was a 1981 Silver Creek graduate, and graduated from electronics school in Louisville in 1983. He started his working life at Wang electronics in Chicago, Illinois and Frankfort, Kentucky with his most recent position being a splicer for AT&T. He was also a member of the Hamburg Church of Christ.
Survivors include:
Father: Paul David Prather,
Sellersburg, Indiana

Mother: Marilyn Chastain Prather, Jeffersonville, Indiana

Wife: Patricia A. Prather, Charlestown, Indiana

Sons: Mathew Paul Prather

Steven D. Lawson, Jr.

Joseph M. Lawson

Brother: Eric Kent Prather, Greenville, Indiana

Sister: Jan Michele Rios, Jeffersonville, In

Aunts: Helen Prather LaMaster

Joann Cash

Uncles: Victor E. Prather

Earl E. Prather

Gene Chastain

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 Monday, July 7, at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with interment to follow at Silver Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, and from 9:00 A.M. until service time on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Hamburg or Sellersburg Church of Christ. Online condolence may be made at

Inscription: World's Greatest Father, Husband, Son and Brother

"Daddy, you'll always be my Buckaroo. I'll always be your Chunkie Bear"

Silver Creek Cemetery
Clark County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Janet
Record added: Jul 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28386369
Michael David Prather
Added by: Jan Rios
Michael David Prather
Added by: Jan Rios
Michael David Prather
Added by: Janet
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Michael:You were and still are the best older brother a sister could ask for. I will never forget you (and I got the scars to prove it)!!! My burn scar from our mini bike rides, my hand scar from running in the creek, my finger scar from your toy barn, ...(Read more)
- Jan Rios
 Added: Oct. 27, 2009

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