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Memorial Services Set for Steve Prather
RSS Feeds Wednesday, May 17, 2017
A funeral service for Steven Dean Prather, 59, will be held on Thursday, May 18, at First Baptist Church, 1211 Ave. G, in Eunice, New Mexico. The service will begin at 3 p.m. (MDT).

Mr. Prather died on May 13 in Houston, Texas. He was born in Denver City, Texas, on August 29, 1957, to Paul “Dink” and Bessie Prather.

Mr. Prather had numerous achievements and was a member of various associations, including working along side his father at Chaparral Service Inc. in Eunice until it was sold in 2006. He also was a Master Mason of the Eunice Masonic Lodge since March 1982; served on the Lea County Fair board from October 1988-May 1993; was a member of the state board for the New Mexico Horsemen’s Association in 2005 and ’06; served on the Zia Park Racetrack horsemen’s committee in 2005, and then again from 2011-16; and he served on the New Mexico Horse Breeders’ Association board of trustees from 2015-16.

Mr. Prather owned and operated Doubletree Farm and also recently received the Jim Curry Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award from the New Mexico Horsemen’s Association for 2016.

Mr. Prather was preceded in death by his father, Paul “Dink” Prather. He is survived by his wife, Susan Prather of Hobbs, New Mexico; children, Adrianne Williams and husband Todd of Lubbock, Texas; Rowdy Prather of Clovis, New Mexico; Russell Pickerel of Eunice, New Mexico; Kevin Pickerel of Midland, Texas; Jarod Pickerel, of Hobbs; his mother, Bessie Prather of Hobbs; two sisters, Stephanie Prather of Alamogordo, New Mexico and Sherry Prather of Eunice; grandchildren, Allison Williams, Alexandria Prather and Reese Williams; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and very special friends.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Cal Farley Boys Ranch, PO Box 1890, Amarillo, TX 79174, or to the charity of your choice.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Seis Menudos, a 6-year-old son of Southern Corona owned by Eloy Humberto Pena, is one of eight New Mexico-bred sprinters entered in Friday's 400-yard, $40,000 Jimmy Drake Stakes (RG3) at SunRay Park.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
The following advertising rates for the summer issue of the New Mexico Horse Breeder magazine have been set.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino plans to submit its 2017-18 race meet format to the New Mexico Racing Commission during the commission’s June 15 meeting in Albuquerque.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
A funeral service for Steven Dean Prather, 59, will be held on Thursday, May 18, at First Baptist Church, 1211 Ave. G, in Eunice, New Mexico. The service will begin at 3 p.m. (MDT).




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