The Caddo Herald
June 1, 1934
R. O. Prater, aged 80 years, died Monday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. A. W. Jackson, who lives south of town. He had been married 61 years on the 23rd of March this year (wife, Frances). There were 9 children born to this couple, four boys and five girls; two of the boys passed away in infancy. He was a member of the Methodist Church and had been for the past 40 years. The funeral was held Tuesday at the Methodist Church and in the absence of Rev. O. L. Peek, local Methodist pastor, the funeral was in charge of Rev. J. M. James, pastor of the local Baptist Church. Burial was in the Caddo Cemetery. Surviving children present for the funeral were: N. A. Prater, Caddo, Mrs. A. W. Jackson, Caddo, Mrs. W. M. Brown, Oklahoma City, and Mrs. L. S. Erb of Oklahoma City.