David Prater

David L. Prater, 62, of Cuero passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. He was born Aug. 31, 1955 to the late John Franklin and Josie Lee Lewis Prater in Cuero, Texas.

He is survived by his life partner Clara Prater; sons Lanard Robinson and Amos Chairs, Jr.; daughters Shanita Jackson Patterson and Tamika Cunningham; brother, Joseph Prater; grandchildren, Timothy David Jackson, Danus Jackson, Thomas J. Patterson IV, Treviontae Jones, LeSantie Jones, Azaylea Williams, and Jordan Williams; one great grandchild, MaLakai Taylor; as well as a host of family and friends.

In addition to his parents, David is precede in death by his brothers John Prater,

Earl Prater, and Derell Prater; and his sisters Karen “Kitty” Prater, Hazel Prater, and Faye Prater.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

followed by funeral services beginning at 11 a.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church, Cuero, Texas with Rev. D. A. Belvin, officiating. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery. To leave a comforting message, or to share a fond memory, please visit www.gracefuneralhome.net.

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