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Burl D. Prater

March 3, 1945 ~ August 9, 2020 (age 75)


Burl D. Prater, 75, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020, in an auto accident, in Vandalia, IL.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorials: Centerpointe Church, Vandalia, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

He was born March 3, 1945, in Vandalia, IL, the son of Grover & Bertha Mae (Hastings) Prater. He was affiliated with Centerpointe Church, Vandalia, IL.

He is survived by: Daughters - Melissa D. Prater, Moulton, AL and Deana J. Prater, Elkmont, AL; Son - Jeffrey D. Prater, Decatur, AL; 6 Grandchildren; 7 Great Grandchildren; Twin Sister - Jeannie Cole, Farmington, MO; and Special Friend - Patricia Bales, Vandalia, IL. 

Preceded in death by: Parents; 1 Brother; and 2 Sisters.

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