JUNE 13, 1926 -

DECEMBER 4, 2008

 WYANDOTTE -  Robert C. “Bob” Prater, 82, Wyandotte, Ok passed into eternal rest at 3:15 PM, December 4, 2008 at his home in rural Wyandotte.

  Robert C. Prater was born June 13, 1926 in rural Seneca the son of Kenneth and Jewell “Mhoon” Prater. Bob had lived in the area all his life and was a Dairyman and a Cattleman. He retired from the Milnot Co in Seneca and was a member of the Seneca Cemetery Board for 30 years.  Bob was an Elder of the Hottel Springs Church of Christ where he had attended all his life.  

  Bob married Helen Graham December 7, 1944 in Miami, OK and she survives.

  Additional survivors include one son Larry Prater and wife Marcia, Wyandotte; two daughters, Janie Ball and husband Richard, Grove and Rennah Robinson and husband Leon, Claremore; 10 grandchildren, Angela Fiechtl, Shari Probert, Susan Neal, Delinda Vaughn, Kenne Prater, Kris Robinson, Kurt Robinson, Lacey Prater, Ambry Prater and Koby Prater, 15 great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

  Bob was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Prater and one sister Joanna Hunt.

 Funeral services under the personal care of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca was at 10:00 AM, Monday, December 8, 2008 at the Hottel Springs Church of Christ with Lawrence Sanders and Troy Risley officiating. Burial will be in the Seneca Cemetery with Kris Robinson, Kurt Robinson, Kenne Prater, Koby Prater, Mark Vaughn and Brad Neal serving as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jerry Compton, Leon Robinson, Richard Ball, Kendall Hunt and Roger Hunt.

The Family received friends from 2 to 3 PM, Sunday, December 7, 2008 at the Hottel Springs Church of Christ.

 Memorial contributions can be made to the Neosho Christian School or Hope Harbor in care of the Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, PO Box 380, Seneca, MO 64865.