William A. "Bill" Prather, 85, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, in Texarkana. Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at East Funeral Home, Texarkana. Bill was born June 20, 1927, in Texarkana. He served in the National Guard and retired from General Motors
. Bill was a Mason and a member of the Woodlawn Historical Society. He was preceded in death by his mother, brother and three sisters. The family thanks John Tyree for being an invaluable friend and helper. Survivors: Many loving nieces, nephews and friends.