Obituaries

Robin Gibbons
B: 1961-02-07
D: 2021-04-07
View Details
Gibbons, Robin
Lenette Crumpler
B: 1952-03-17
D: 2021-04-06
View Details
Crumpler, Lenette
Anita Broadnax
B: 1955-05-17
D: 2021-04-06
View Details
Broadnax, Anita
David McGowan
B: 1989-12-25
D: 2021-03-30
View Details
McGowan, David
Tommy Rogers
B: 1959-05-11
D: 2021-03-24
View Details
Rogers, Tommy
Donna Wilson
B: 1966-01-27
D: 2021-03-20
View Details
Wilson, Donna
Isabella Xiques
B: 1997-11-18
D: 2021-03-20
View Details
Xiques, Isabella
Irene Fontaine
B: 1941-04-10
D: 2021-03-19
View Details
Fontaine, Irene
Lonnie Lowman
B: 1954-01-07
D: 2021-03-18
View Details
Lowman, Lonnie
Jah'Vey Rodriguez
B: 2020-12-30
D: 2021-03-10
View Details
Rodriguez, Jah'Vey
Mon Lamgade
B: 1958-01-01
D: 2021-03-08
View Details
Lamgade, Mon
Thomas Jackson
B: 1938-04-17
D: 2021-03-07
View Details
Jackson, Thomas
Lila Williams
B: 1950-12-13
D: 2021-03-05
View Details
Williams, Lila
Ashlei Brumfield - Johnson
B: 1984-01-31
D: 2021-02-26
View Details
Brumfield - Johnson, Ashlei
Dhan Lamgadey
B: 1953-10-22
D: 2021-02-24
View Details
Lamgadey, Dhan
Lillie Hamilton
B: 1937-05-25
D: 2021-02-24
View Details
Hamilton, Lillie
Leroy Rowe
B: 1946-09-16
D: 2021-02-23
View Details
Rowe, Leroy
Willie Tuggles
B: 1945-12-11
D: 2021-02-22
View Details
Tuggles, Willie
Edna Holmes
B: 1933-07-22
D: 2021-02-21
View Details
Holmes, Edna
Gerold Lawson
B: 1946-02-11
D: 2021-02-21
View Details
Lawson, Gerold
Lorene Ingram
B: 1965-05-07
D: 2021-02-19
View Details
Ingram, Lorene

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
109 West Avenue
Rochester, NY 14611
Phone: (585) 436-7730
Fax: (585) 436-6778
Jimmy Prather

Jimmy Prather

Monday, October 9th, 1944 - Sunday, February 7th, 2021
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Jimmy Prather, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Jimmy Prather

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Jimmy's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Jimmy's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Jimmy Lee Prather at the age of 76 entered into rest on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at St. Ann's Home in Rochester, New York. He was born October 9, 1944 in Colquitt, Georgia to the late James Lee Prather and the late Annie Bell Prather.
The family moved to Hamilton, New York in 1950. They moved from Albion to Rochester in 1959. Jimmy attended # 9 school and Benjamin Franklin High. Jimmy was an employee at Kodak in the late 1970's, he worked there until he got sick. He then worked at Tool & Die, Mt. Hope Cemetery and a cleaning company until he was no longer able to work. He was straightforward, hardworking, and focused-driven. He would always encourage us to do the right thing. He was a no nonsense type of guy and he was all about taking care of his business. Jimmy was a very private guy. He didn't really want anyone in his business.
He was a proud man. Jimmy loved listening to music especially Gospel on Sunday mornings with WDKX and oldies but goodies. He had a love for his cars and you could tell by the way he kept them clean. He was a well-dressed man and inspired many. Jimmy had a love for playing numbers. All you had to do was call him and ask for the lucky number and he would give it to you. He will greatly be missed.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his father James Prather.; mother
Annie Bell Prather; one Brother Lonnie Calloway.; One Sister, Mary L Lesesne-Prather. Jimmy is survived by three sister; Elizabeth Lowe and Diane Barr of Rochester and Catherine Prather of Jacksonville, Florida. One
brother Sylvester James Prather of Rochester New York. Jimmy leaves to mourn: Two sons; James West and Jimmy Prather Jr. (Ericka) both of Rochester New York. Three daughters; Sophia Nelson, Annie Brown (Tony) and Charlese Isreal (Donald) all of Rochester NY.

He also leaves to mourn his beautiful grandchild; Lamont Prather (Tanya), Terrance Prather, Devon Prather, Regina Prather-Lester, Ariel Rosie West, Mirakle Prather, and Katrich Isreal, and Norma
Isreal. Several great grandchildren; Isabela, LynNasia, Jahmez, Zav'ayir, Lamont Jr., Omar, Quamel, Bran'dale, Anthony, and Bri'Alle Moorehead. He also leaves to mourn a host of nieces and nephews, and other relatives. A special brother in-law Bobby Lesesne and a longtime dear friend Jimmy Jones
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jimmy Prather, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Memorial Program

We have provided a digital copy (PDF) of the Memorial Program that we supply at the time of the service. To Download this file please click the filename below. Jimmy Prather - Memorial Program

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Metropolitan Funeral Chapels, Inc.
    Address
    109 West Avenue
    ROCHESTER, NY 14611
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Location
    Private Service
    Address
    ROCHESTER, NY
  • Interment

    Location
    Riverside Cemetery
    Address
    2650 Lake Avenue
    ROCHESTER, NY 14612
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Jimmy here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Jimmy Prather by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each