Robert Prather

1935 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Robert Prather Obituary
Robert Prather October 13, 1935 - October 8, 2012 Robert "Bob" Owen Prather was born in Knox City, Texas on October 13, 1935 and entered eternal life on October 8, 2012. Robert was preceded in death by his sister Teresea Burruss, and sons Coby and Dubb Prather. He is survived by his wife Stephanie, daughter and son-in-law Cammie and Tom Murray, daughter-in-law Karen Prather, grandchildren Brock and Myra Prather, Allyson Prather, Justin and Melissa Murray, Jaclyn Murray, and great-grandson Levi Prather. Robert was self-employed in the agriculture industry. He attended Delano High School, where he excelled in sports and drama. He served in the National Guard and was a member of the Delano Elks for many years. Robert was an avid golfer who especially enjoyed the competitiveness of the game. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. We all love you and you will shine on in our hearts and our memories forever. A memorial service will be held Friday, October 12, 2012, at 11:00 AM at the Delano Elks Club, followed by a Celebration of Life. A private burial will be held Saturday, October 13, 2012. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to Delano Elks Lodge, PO Box 577, Delano, CA 93216 or the Kaweah Delta Hospice Foundation, 900 W. Oak Avenue, Visalia, CA 93291. Arrangements are by Peers Lorentzen Funeral Service. Peers Lorentzen Funeral Service (559) 686-4772 www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 11, 2012
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