Posted: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 3:33 pm
The Messenger, February 16, 2011
Ronald Joe Prater, 55, of Newbern died Feb. 9, 2011. He was the brother of Brenda Austin of Troy.
Cremation services are being directed by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home in Newbern. The family requests that memorials be made to American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231.
He was an employee of HECO Manufacturing.
Survivors also include his daughter, Lauren Prater of Halls; three sons, Michael Prater and Scotty Prater, both of Manassas, Va., and Lance Prater of Newbern; another sister and two brothers-in-law, Gloria and Johnny Michael of Newbern and Edward Austin of Troy; his brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Margaret Prater of Trimble; and his grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jodie and Elsie Mae (Weaver) Prater.
Friends may sign online condolences at www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com.