Robert “Bob” Lee Prats, age 83, of Morenci, MI, passed away on July 11, 2020, at Country Living of Hillsdale.
He was born on December 6, 1936, in Akron, Ohio, to the late Vincent and Grace Prats. He and his wife, Ethel, made their home in Toledo, Ohio for over 45 years.
Bob was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He retired from Roadway Express in Toledo, Ohio after 30 years of service. He was a proud member of the Teamsters Local 20. He loved football, especially Ohio State and Whitmer High School. For many years he worked the chains for Whitmer’s home games and was a big supporter of all Whitmer athletics. After retirement, he enjoyed volunteering at Bedford Hills Golf Course. He was an avid golfer, who made three hole-in-ones in his lifetime. Bob was a very charismatic guy and made friends wherever he went. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Surviving are his sons, Kenneth Lee Prats (Anita) and Robert Lee Prats; sister, Grace Gillings; grandchildren, Evan (Kelly) Rokicki, Stephanie (Trevor) Dominique, Kaycee (Brandon) Keezer, and Gretchen Prats; and great grandchildren, Lauryn, Adia, Denver, Virginia, Tarryn, and Rose. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel; a daughter, Pamela; brother, Vincent; twin brother, Ralph; and a sister, Delores.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in Bob’s memory. Arrangements have been entrusted to Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Hudson.