Obituary for Wilford Prater

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Wilford Prater

Wilford Prater, 78 of Warsaw passed into eternal rest and reward on Wednesday June 13, 2018 at 11:05 a.m. in his residence. He was born on January 31, 1940 to Virgle Preston Prater and Pearlie (Adams) Prater in Brainard, Kentucky.

He was united in marriage to Vickie North on February 8, 1992 in Rockville, Indiana. He worked for Southside Towing and Auto Sales for 50 years.

Wilford accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as his personal Savior on September 30, 2017.

Wilford is survived by his wife Vickie Prater of Warsaw; Children, Bobbie Crouch, Brandon Prater, Rebecca Overlander, John Kuta, Jan Huff all of Warsaw, Tabatha Kuta of Plymouth, Indiana and Michael Kuta of Warsaw; His siblings, Juanita Shepherd, Cliff Prater, Geneva Prater, Mary Prater, Barb (Darrell) Prater, Arnold (Amy) Prater, Ron Prater, Phyllis (Greg) Varney and Don (Judy) Prater. 21 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren. He is preceded by his parents, his first wife, Virginia Prater, nephew, Wesley Prater, a sister in law, Jan prater and a brother in law Nate Shepherd.

Wilford enjoyed watching NASCAR and classic car auctions. He was cherished by his family and friends and will be greatly missed by everyone.

Visitation will be held on Monday June 18, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday June 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Funeral Chapel with Pastor Kenneth Crace and Reverend Robert Brown officiating.

Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.

The family is requesting that the memorial contributions be made to McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, 2290 Provident Ct., Warsaw, Indiana 46580 for funeral expenses.



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