Robert Lee Prevatte Sr., 88, of 526 Rice St., Hamlet, died, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at Richmond Pines Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Hamlet.
The Funeral will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, with Rev. Randy Bishop officiating. Burial will be private.
Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at First Baptist Church, Hamlet.
Prevatte was born in Marlboro County, S.C., Jan. 4, 1924, son of Alexander Dixon Prevatte and Minnie Shankle Prevatte. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Hamlet, and previously worked for Carolina Gas Company before his retirement.
He is survived by his wife, Letha Elvis Prevatte of the home; daughter, Letha P. Lysaght of Charleston, S.C.; sons, Bobby Prevatte and Billy Prevatte both of Hamlet, and John Prevatte of Woodstock, Ga.; a brother, A.D. Prevatte of McColl, S.C.; seven grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Prevatte’s memory to: Richmond County Hospice, 1119 N. US Hwy. 1, Rockingham, NC 28379 or First Baptist Church, 208 Charlotte Street, Hamlet, NC 28345
Harrington Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
Online condolences may be made @www.harringtonfuneralhome.com