Richard L. "Dick" Prather

December 30, 1929 ~ September 7, 2020 (age 90)


Richard L. “Dick” Prather, 90, went home to be with the Lord September 7, 2020.  Born in Palmyra, Ohio to the late Harley O. and Osa J. (Riddle) Prather, Dick was an Army veteran of the Korean War, retired from the US Postal Service and was a member of the Barberton Bible Holiness Church.

In addition to his parents, Dick was preceded in death by 9 brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Nancy; children, Gary (Cheryl), Theresa (Kenneth) Abrams and Neil (Heather); 8 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Per Dick’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. A private graveside service with military honors will be conducted by Rev. Jeral W. Davis at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, Ohio.

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