Marissa mourns the loss of Tom Prather
The funeral for Marissa Police Chief Tom Prather is expected to be a large one, with police personnel attending from around the area.
Prather, 51, died January 10 at his home. He had been diagnosed with esophageal cancer in February of last year.
Prather spent 22 years on the Marissa police force, with the last 13 as chief.
Visitation is Saturday, January 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the funeral immediately following, both at the Marissa High School.
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