Earl Rader, age 78, of
Somerset, passed from this life on Saturday, October 22, 2016,
at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.
Earl was born on May 22, 1938,
son of the late Ballard and Edith Barnes Rader. He worked for
Chrysler Corporation for thirty-one years. Earl enjoyed fishing,
woodworking and cooking. He was a member of the First Baptist
Church of Somerset.
He is survived by his wife,
Joann Calder Rader; his sons, Paul (Renee) Rader of Crossville,
Tn., Stephen Rader of Dayton, Ohio, Terry M. (Yvonne) Rader of
Miamisburg, Ohio, Jerry M. Rader of Dayton, Ohio, and Gary
Phelps of Somerset; his daughters, Kathy (Jim) Grissom of
Forney, Texas and Kim (Mark) Wesley of Science Hill; his
sisters, Thelma (Wayne) Harding of Mt. Vernon, Bet (Harold)
Wilder of Springfield, Ohio, Geraldine (Lonnie) Reppert of
Berea, and Mary (Greg) Pierce of Crossett, Arkansas. Earl is
also survived by sixteen grandchildren and twelve
He was preceded in death by his
parents; his brothers, David Rader, Ballard C. Rader, Jr., and
Roy Lee Rader; his sister, Louise Philbeck.
Visitation will be held on
Tuesday October 25, 2016 after 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of
Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Masonic Services are being conducted
by the Woodstock Masonic Lodge #639 on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at
11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Dr.
French Harmon, Bro. Wayne Harding and Mark Wesley officiating.
Burial will follow in the Southern Oaks Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family
requests that donations be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.