Douglas Wayne Prather, 52, of Louisville, passed away Friday, Feb. 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; sister, Debbie Wise (Terry) of Glendale; brothers, Dr. Jody Prather (Missy) of Elizabethtown, David Prather (Susan) of Shelbyville, Robert Rinck (Kim) of Novi, Mich., who was considered a brother; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
A celebration of Doug's life is at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ratterman's Funeral Home, 3711 Lexington Road in St. Matthews, with the Rev. Wayne Jenkins officiating. Burial follows in Cave Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
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 be ever loved himself. We were privileged to know him as husband, father, son, brother, and friend.
The family has requested memorial donations in Doug's memory be made to Hosparus of Louisville.