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Ted Prater
  • July 23, 1945
  • -
  • February 21, 2021

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Englewood, Florida resident Ted Riley “Teddy” Prater passed away on February 21, 2021 after a long battle with ALS-Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Ted was born on July 23rd, 1945, in Muncie, Indiana, but grew up in Morrison, Tennessee. Ted graduated from Morrison High then went on to attend Freed-Hardeman College.

Following College, Ted worked for Eastern Airlines then Sarasota County following his move to Florida.

He is survived by his wife Michael Robin Davis, two daughters Robin Denise (Marcus) Eason, Jill Cherie McArdell and a stepson Roy John (Crystaal) Davis,111, eight grandchildren Abigail, Brandon, Julian, Trey, Brooke, Aubrey, Dalton, and Brittany along with six great grandchildren.

Additionally, he leaves behind three sisters Connie (Marion) Turner, Amy (Paul) Freeman and Brenda (Gary) Cope.

Ted was a member of the Lemon Bay Church of Christ where a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Florida Chapter of the ALS Association, Tidewell Hospice in Englewood Florida, or Boyd Christian School in McMinnville, Tennesee.

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  1. Ellen Brandt says:
    04 Aug 2021
    Dear Michael,
    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers for Ted are with you.

  2. Denise Hillis lit a candle:
    16 Mar 2021
    Lit since March 16, 2021 at 3:44:36 PM

  3. Jennifer Turner lit a candle:
    15 Mar 2021
    Lit since March 15, 2021 at 3:39:32 PM

  4. Connie Prater-Turner says:
    15 Mar 2021
    I LOVE YOU MORE. . . .

  5. Connie Prater-Turner lit a candle:
    15 Mar 2021
    Lit since March 15, 2021 at 3:41:04 PM

  6. Jill Prater McArdell lit a candle:
    12 Mar 2021
    Lit since March 12, 2021 at 3:32:27 PM

  7. Robin Eason lit a candle:
    12 Mar 2021
    Lit since March 12, 2021 at 3:00:03 PM

  8. Robin Eason says:
    12 Mar 2021
    I miss you sooo much Daddy!

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