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Larry Freeman Prater

May 18, 1951 ~ January 24, 2021 (age 69)


Larry Freeman Prater, 69, passed away Sun., January 24, 2021 at St. Thomas Midtown.  He was a native of Warren Co., TN.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela Barrett Prater, daughter, Jessica Prater of Woodbury, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Melvin and Glynda Barrett of Woodbury; best friends, Victor Mesarch, Pam, Ken and Chris Knowles.  Also survived by several cousins-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Freeman Prater and Christine Mayo Prater.
A member of Baptist church, he was a veteran of the United States Air Force and was a nursing assistant at Alvin C. York Medical Center for 31 years.  When he was younger, he helped at Taylor’s Feed Mill and drove a school bus for Warren County schools.  Larry loved to fish and enjoyed doing anything outdoors.  He looked forward to watching ballgames especially the Tennessee Titans.

A private graveside service was held at Pleasant View Cemetery on Saturday, February 6, 2021 with Bro. Russell Vickers officiating.  Pallbearers included Ken and Chris Knowles, Victor Mesarch, Michael Fouch, Ken and Russell Vickers.  

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