Obituary for Clifford “Cliff” Prater

Clifford “Cliff” Prater

Clifford “Cliff” Prater, age 76, of Warsaw, Indiana, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 4:20 AM in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw. Cliff was born November 26, 1943 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Virgile “Press” and Pearlie (Adams) Prater.

He was born and raised in Kentucky moving to Warsaw in 1960.  Cliff had a passion for household auctions and enjoyed gardening. He was employed at Rozella Ford, Holiday Inn, and was a security guard for 26 years for Dalton Foundry.

Cliff is survived by children, Dana Shell, Warsaw,  Dan (Chih Kai Yang) Spangle of Honolulu, Hawaii; sisters, Juanita Shepherd,  Genevia Bayne, Phyllis (Greg) Varney, Mary Prater, Barbara (Darrell) Prater all of Warsaw; brothers, Ronald Prater, Warsaw, Arnold (Amy) Prater of Silver Lake.  In addition, he is survived by sister-in-law, Judy Prater, lifelong friend, Alan Heeter, 4 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one nephew.

A visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, November 3, 2020  at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at the funeral chapel.  Reverend Bob Brown will be officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.

Due to current COVID-19 recommendations, masks are required.  The public is kindly requested to provide their own. Social distancing is strongly encouraged.

Memorial donations may be made to

Alzheimer’s Association

225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17

Chicago, IL 60601

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