|Birth: ||Jul. 13, 1924|
|Death: ||Aug. 21, 2010|
Obituary courtesy of Voss Funeral Services:
Mr. Bobbie A. Prather, 86, of Seymour, IN, passed away at 10:35 PM, Saturday, August 21st, at Schneck Medical Center.
Bob was born in Seymour, on July 13, 1924, the son of Margaret Etta (Heacock) and William Henley Prather.
He married Marie (Tiemeier) Owens who preceded him in death. On January 24, 1953 he married Geraldine Amos, who survives.
Bob was a member of Bethany Community Baptist Church, formerly New Hope Church of the Brethren, where he was a greeter and was active in the Wednesday night prayer group. He loved the church congregation and was happiest when he was involved in the work of the church. He especially liked participating in the Communion Services. Bob was an avid reader and a talented whistler who could whistle you any tune. He retired from Arvin Industries after 38 years of service.
Besides his wife, Geraldine, Bob is survived by his daughters, Cynthia Dianne (Charles) Darlage-Chapman, Bobbie Jo (Bernard) Dumas, Kathy Lynn (Marty) Smith; grandchildren, Andy Keck, Cory Keck, Wendy (Scanlon) Wilson, Carrie (Lance) Munday, Chad (Sonya) Dumas, Casey Dumas, Aaron (Monica) Smith, Jill Smith; great grandchildren, Liam Combs, Lily Combs-Smith, Hunter Crockett, Brody Wilson, Lora Weddle, Ryan Johnson, Alexander Darlage, Taylor Darlage, Wyatt Darlage, Henry Darlage, Bryson Darlage; and great great grandchild, Liah Weddle.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife; daughter, Sue Ann Keck-Barton; and great grandchildren, Jacob and Whitney Darlage.
Funeral services will be held at Bethany Community Baptist Church at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, August 25th, with Rev. John C. Moore officiating .
Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery with a Voss Dove release.
Friends may call at Voss Chapel on Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 PM and at the church on Wednesday from 9:00 AM until time of service.
Memorials may be written to the Church Building Fund, American Cancer Society, or the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
William Henly Prather (1898 - 1984)
Margaret Etta Heacock Prather (1899 - 1983)
Geraldine Joyce Amos Prather (____ - 2014)*
Sue A Prather Barton (1956 - 1996)*
GPS (lat/lon): 38.9772, -85.89458
Maintained by: Dan Prather
Originally Created by: Traci
Record added: Aug 23, 2010
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