PRATHER, DOUGLAS WAYNE, 52, of Louisville, passed away Friday, February 15, 2013.
He was a graduate of Morehead State University, and recently retired from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Division of Driver Licensing.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Jonathan.
He is survived by his wife, Marcie Brown Prather; his son, Travis; parents, Joe and Jennie Prather of Elizabethtown, KY; sister, Debbie Wise (Terry) of Glendale, KY; brothers, Dr. Jody Prather (Missy) of Elizabethtown, David Prather (Susan) of Shelbyville, KY and Robert Rinck (Kim) of Novi, MI, who was considered a brother; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
A Celebration of Doug's life will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ratterman's, 3711 Lexington Road "in St. Matthews" with burial at Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday.
The family would like to thank Dr. Zulfiqar Malik and the staff at the Norton Cancer Institute for all their care and support.
Doug was an inspiration to us all as he bravely battled his illness. He was a kind hearted, loving free spirit. He loved his family and friends more than he ever loved himself. We were privileged to know him as husband, father, son, brother and friend.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations in Doug's memory be made to Hosparus of Louisville.