July 1, 2013

Herman E. “Tommy” Prater, age 54, Middlesboro, KY passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Middlesboro Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was born September 9, 1958 in Lee County, VA, the son of the late Sidney Prater and Deloris King Prater. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brother, Larnie “Bird” King; and sisters: Juanita Dillman, Donna Martin, and Debra Miracle.

He is survived and sadly missed by his special friend and long time companion, Rose Hall; his daughter, Jessica Hall; three grandchildren: Tyler Hall, Katelyn Overton, and Gabriel Foister; one sister: Reba Honeycutt; the Hall family; special friend, Billie Lawson; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Louthan officiating. Burial will follow in the Sharp Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Archie Muncy, Eddie Muncy, Christian Goins, Brent Miracle, Steve Hall, Tiffany Hall and Tyler Hall. The family will receive friends 1-3 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2013 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel.

Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.

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