Justin Edward Prather, 31, of Lexington, KY, born July 31, 1986, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017. He was a graduate from Lafayette High School '04. He enlisted in the Army and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. After returning from the service, he entered the University of Kentucky, where he studied Social Work. He volunteered with CASA, and he was a huge UK fan. He was the beloved son of Albert L. Prather, Jr. (Andre) and Tara Prather Williams (Greg). In addition to his parents, he is survived by two brothers, Gage Prather and Reese Prather, and beloved daughter, Chloe Elizabeth Prather. He was the paternal grandson of Al and Nedra Prather, Sr. He was nephew to several aunts and uncles, and many cousins. He was an active member at Southland Christian Church on Harrodsburg Rd., where a short service will be held Thursday at 11 AM. Immediately following the service, a procession will follow to Camp Nelson Cemetery in Nicholasville at 12:30 with full military rites. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to be sent to the Wounded Warriors Project.