Mr. Roy "Spoon" Prather

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Mr. Roy "Spoon" Prather, age 76, of Cumming passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. He retired from the A&P Tea Company after 34 years of service as a forklift operator. Spoon's favorite pastime was sitting on his back porch and attending cattle auctions.
Spoon was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Grace Prather; brothers, Eugene Prather, Lamar Prather; and his special granddaughter, Bobbie McClure.
He is survived by his children, Michael Prather of Cumming, Phyllis and Michael Jackson of Douglasville, Susan and Craig O'Neal of Dallas, Ron and Renee Prather of Gainesville; grandchildren, Scott, Heather, Ashley, Dusten; great-grandchildren, Madelynn, Asher, Allen, Joshua; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Mary Prather of Dalton, E.C. Prather of Dawsonville, Jerry and Leola Prather of Ranger; sisters, Geraldine (Weldon) Payne of Cumming, Joan Hubbard of Cumming; several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 8, in the chapel of Ingram Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Bennett officiating. Interment followed in Sawnee View Memorial Gardens.
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Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Cumming, GA 30040
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Published in from Aug. 8 to Aug. 11, 2011