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Bobby Prater, former Morrison mayor, fire chief, dies at age 82
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Bobby Prater, a man known for his service to the Morrison community as its mayor and fire chief, died Wednesday night after an extended illness. He was 82.Prater was known for his willingness to serve as he had been affiliated with Morrison Fire Department since its inception and was fire chief for over 50 years. When it came to government, he was a Morrison alderman, vice mayor and mayor.“He was always available to help the community in any way he could,” said Morrison Mayor Sue Anderson.