MACON - Silas Marvin "Red" Prosser, age 87, formerly of Brooklet, Georgia, passed away in his home in Macon on August 20, 2010.
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The service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 22, in the sanctuary of Brooklet United Methodist Church. Burial will be private and will take place prior to the service. Dr. Bill Perry, retired pastor of First Baptist Church of Statesboro, will officiate.
The family will greet friends prior to the service, beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Mr. Prosser is survived by his wife of 62 years, Evelyn Arnold Prosser; son, Wayne A. Prosser (Becky) of Summerville, S.C.; daughter, Kathy P. Larsen (Bill) of Macon; five grandchildren, Justin Prosser, Greg Prosser, Laura Larsen, Will Larsen and Kelly Larsen; one brother, Mooney Prosser; four sisters, Marjorie Brandimarte, Murtice Carey, Melba Whitaker and Myra Alice Langley; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Prosser was born in Statesboro, Georgia. He served as a naval aviator during World War II. Following military service, he graduated from Georgia Southern University and began teaching and coaching in Waynesboro and later, Bremen, Georgia. He completed his career in public education as principal of Decatur High School.
Mr. Prosser retired to Brooklet, Georgia, where he spent his time enjoying friends and family, playing golf and gardening. He attended Brooklet United Methodist Church.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Brooklet United Methodist Church, 201 North Parker Avenue, Brooklet, GA 30415; or Hospice Care Options, 1125 Walnut Street, Macon, GA 31201; or the donor's favorite charity.
Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com.
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, August 21, 2010
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Published in Statesboro Herald from Aug. 21 to Aug. 28, 2010