Richard C. Prather

July 16, 1960 - March 7, 2010
Richard C. Prather

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Richard Carrol ìRickî Prather, 49, of Mills River, NC, died Sunday, March 7, 2010.

Born in Orlando, FL, he was the son of Edna Mae Ringer Prather Cox of Hendersonville and the late Carrol Leslie Prather.

He resided in Chattanooga, TN before moving to Mills River 33 years ago and he was employed by Smokey Mountain Lumber.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughters, Terra Prather and Morgan Prather and his granddaughter, Jaiden Prather, all of Hendersonville; his sisters, Sharon Moses of Chattanooga, TN and Charlotte Prather of Hendersonville; stepbrothers, Randy Cox and Gary Cox; stepfather, Charles Lee Cox of Hendersonville; nieces and nephews, Briana Prather of Hendersonville; Mandy Black of Raleigh; Emily Moses and Evan Moses, both of Chattanooga, TN; and Diane Cox and Nicholas Cox, both of Orlando, FL; and a special friend, Kelly Duncan of Asheville.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 4 PM Saturday, March 13, 2010 at the Hendersonville Seventh-day Adventist Family Life Center.

Memorials may be made to the Richard C. Prather Memorial Fund for his children, PO Box 686, Hendersonville, NC 28793.


Saturday, March 13, 2010
12:00 AM

Hendersonville Seventh-day Adventist Family Life Center - Directions
2301 Asheville Hwy.
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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  • March 10, 2010
    Lorrine&Greg Marks says:
    We Are So So Very Sorry Morgan.We Love You

  • March 10, 2010
    Vera Massingale says:
    I worked with Rick at VanWingerden years ago but I remember him as being afun loving guy. I'm sure he will be missed. I extend my deepest sympathy.

  • March 10, 2010
    Missy Cruse says:
    Terra and Morgan, I don't know if you will remember me or not. I am Celeste and Kersten's Mom and I just wanted to let you know how sorry I am for your loss. You all are inmy thoughts and prayers and I hope that God will comfort you and keep you close during this time.

  • March 11, 2010
    Jo Ann Jones says:
    Edna, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

  • March 12, 2010
    Debbie McCray says:
    I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Rick. We were neighbors many years ago in Fletcher. While he was a little older than me, I always remember what a nice guy he was, and handsome too! Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.