James Thomas (Tommy) Prater

November 24, 1950 ~ December 19, 2019 (age 69)


Mr. James Thomas Prater, age 69 of Lafayette, TN passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2019 at Vanderbuilt Medical Center.

Mr. Prater was born on November 24,1950 in Franklin, KY to the late James Oliver and Effie Prater. His final days were spent surrounded by the family and friends who he loved so much. 

James' life may have been cut short, but he touched the hearts of many while he was with us. 

In 1994, James married the love of his life, Patricia. Not only did he love Patricia but her children as well. James enjoyed family and friends coming together for holidays, birthdays or just visiting. He loved to fish and spoil his grandchildren.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 25 years Patricia C Prater of Lafayette, TN. and 8 step-children, 23 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. A brother David Prater (Debra), sisters Dora Welch (Wes) & Betty McEyea along with a very special friend to James amd Patricia, Patricia Dakhoo.

The family has chosen cremation with a Memorial Service to be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate Memorial contributions to assist with Funeral Arrangements.

Church & Chapel Funeral Service is honored to be in charge of Mr. Prater's arrangements. 

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