Haskel Prater, 95, died Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at Woodbury Nursing Center following an extended illness.
A native of Cannon County, he was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ, a high school teacher in Woodbury; and he built dams all over the United States.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin Harrison Prater, Osie May Rigsby Prater; wife, Opal Winnett Prater; Brothers, Truman & B.H. Prater, Jr. and sister, Opal Prater.
His Daughter and Son-in-law: Patricia and Boyd Spry of McMinnville.
Son and Daughter-in-law: Phil and Judy Prater of Murfreesboro.
Grandchildren: Jeff and David Spry, Katie & Bubba Prater.
Great Grandchildren: Amanda, Tyler and Lexie Spry, Olivia & Peyton Prater.
Brothers: J.C. Prater of CA., Edmond Prater of Clarksville and Carl Prater of Murfreesboro.
Funeral services will be in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, with Bro. George Kessler, Bro. Herb Alsup and Bro. Jeff Spry officiating.
Burial will be in Centerhill Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 from 3 to 8 p.m.