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James W. Prather

James W. Prather James W. Prather

James W. Prather, 72, of Georgetown, Ind., passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Baptist Health Floyd.

He was born on June 17, 1948, in New Albany, Ind., a son of the late Chester Lee and Mildred Elizabeth Melton.

He was a member of the United States Marine Corps from 1966 to 1976 and was a retired tool maker. He was a Marine until the day he died.

He is survived by his wife, Doris; a daughter, Kelli Temple (Bryan); three grandchildren, Jarod, Jordan and Brayli; a sister, Patricia Nordhoff (Ralph); and a niece, Theresa Nordhoff.

Visitation and funeral services are private with entombment in Kraft Graceland Memorial Park.