Mr. Jesse James Prater, age 72 of Lake Panasoffkee, Florida, died Friday, January 3, 2014 in Gainesville, FL. He was born February 26, 1941 in Prestonsburg, KY, son of Madison and Sarah (Kilburn) Prater. He was an Army
veteran serving during the Korean War
. He was the Owner & Operator of tour bus company.
Mr. Prater was preceded in death by his parents and a step-son, Randy Guinan. Survivors include his companion, Sandra Prater, 6 children, Jamie Prater, Mark Prater, Eric Prater, Sara Standard and Sandra Pleus, Jessica Purks, 4 step-children, Leisa Guinan, Dawn Satterlee, Patrick Guinan and Diana Fischer, 7 brothers and sisters, 14 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com.
Arrangements by the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory.