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Charles E. Prater

Charles E. Prater, 78, a Spiceland resident, passed away after a brief illness on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at Henry Community Health, New Castle. 

He was born January 27, 1940, in New Castle, IN, a son of the late Harlan and Ruth (Goldie) Prater. 

Mr. Prater was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

He loved spending time with his family and friends, and especially his great granddaughters Lindsey and Serenity Simpkins, and Jade Coffee all of Spiceland, IN.

He enjoyed spending time at casinos, fishing, and hunting. He was retired from Shell Oil Company in Indianapolis, IN.

Left to cherish his loving memory include a daughter, Robin Simpkins, Spiceland, IN, and Linda Prater, Frankfort, KY, a special grandson, Casey (Amber) Simpkins, Spiceland, IN, a sister Patty Schurlock of Texas, and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Linda Prater (Reeves) and his brothers Harlen Jr. and James Prater.

Calling will be 11 am - 1 pm on Monday, February 12, 2018 at Macer-Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Services. The funeral service will be at 1 pm on Monday, February 12, 2018 at Macer-Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Burial will follow in Glen Cove Cemetery in Knightstown, IN.

Online condolences may be made to www.macerhall.com.

Macer Hall Funeral Directors are honored to conduct the services.