Ricky Lamar Prater, age 63, of Hueysville, KY, husband of Carol Shepherd Prater, died Saturday, August 21,2021 in the Highlands Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, KY. He was born May 13, 1958 in McDowell, KY a son of the late Perry and Cleffie Prater Prater. Ricky was a retired welder having worked at M & M Welding, and was a member of the Floyd County Fish & Game Club.
In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons, Josh (Courtney) Prater, and Jacob ( Brittany) Prater, all of Hueysville, one brother; Hubert (Doe) Prater, Hueysville, four sisters; Shelbia Jean Caudill, Oldsmar, FL, Syrilda Faye (Palmer) Martin, Hueysville, Peggy (Russell) Ray, Covington, KY and Priscilla Prater, Hueysville, three grandchildren; Landon Cory, Eli Francis, Bronxton Cade, and two special grandchildren; Braydon Prater and Jayce Adkins.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Rondel Ray Prater, and one sister, Barbara Turner.
Funeral service for Ricky Lamar Prater will be conducted Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 1 PM in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Tommy Reed officiating. Burial will follow in the John Wess Prater Cemetery, Prater Fork-Hueysville, with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements. In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorial contributions be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, https://www.npcf.us/donate-volunteer/ways-to-donate/donate/
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