Bart Prater (Photo:

A long-time Roanoke radio veteran has died. Bart Prater was a prominent disc jockey for years at WROV AM and later at K92 FM. Prater received national recognition for his work. David Lee Michaels worked alongside him at K92:

In more recent years, Prater worked behind the scenes for WVTF public radio before retiring. He died last night in his sleep. Funeral arrangements are not yet complete.

Click here for Pat Garrett’s web page devoted to Bart Prater.