Milton James Prater

October 17, 1970 ~ December 25, 2021 (age 51)


Dillman-Scott Funeral Home


Milton James Prater, 51, of Paoli, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021, in Paoli, Indiana. He was born on October 17, 1970, in Noblesville, Indiana to Milton Prater and Martha Newlin. James married Kathy Butt on October 14, 1989.


He was preceded in death by his parents Milton Prater and Martha Newlin


Milton James Prater was a US Marine Corp Veteran.


He attended Orleans Wesleyan Church. James was formerly employed with the Town of Paoli. James was currently self-employed as a construction worker.


Survivors include:



                Kathy Prater                                                                                                       Paoli, Indiana



                Johnathon Prater                                                                                             Orleans, Indiana

                Brandon Prater                                                                                                  Paoli, Indiana



                Christina Prater                                                                                                 Paoli, Indiana

                Jenna Prater                                                                                                       Bloomington, Indiana



                Melissa & husband Delano Smith                                                               Radcliff, Kentucky



4-Grandchildren also survive Milton James Prater.



Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 PM, Monday, January 3, 2022, at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, located at 226 W. Campbell Street, Paoli, IN 47454. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until time of service on Monday.




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January 3, 2022

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

Funeral Service
January 3, 2022

3:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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