Bro. Edward Rader, age 92 of Gallatin, passed away on Monday, May 5, 2014 at his residence.
Funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 2:00 P.M., from the chapel of the Anderson Funeral Home with Bro. Michael Nesbitt and Bro. Dennis Young officiating. Burial will follow in the Sumner Memorial Gardens with military honors. Kristopher Eakin, Jason Wright, Tony Toney, Chris Brunotts, Robert Story, and Robby Pack will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be any Missionary Baptist Preachers.
Visitation will begin on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M., and will resume on Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. until service time.
He was born March 21, 1922 to the late William Rader and Callie (Johnson) Rader. Bro. Rader was ordained to preach on June 6, 1958. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and retired from Avco Aerostructures, and was a member of the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by eleven siblings. He is survived by his wife, Pauline (Patterson) Rader of Gallatin; daughters, Sharlyn Wright (Buddy) of Deltona, FL, Joyce Brewer (Jay) of Lawrenceburg; sister, Zena Hazel Caldwell of Nashville,; grandchildren, Lori Hinton (Gil) of Deltona, FL, Jason Wright (Dani-Lynne) of Titusville, FL, Tanya Toney (Tony) of Gallatin, Shona Brunotts (Chris) of Gallatin, Tiwasha Story (Robert) of Dickson; two great grandsons, eleven great-granddaughters; and two great-great grandsons.
Anderson Funeral Home, 202 E. Main Street, Gallatin, TN (615) 461-7777