Huron – Christopher J. Rader, beloved son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, and brother-in-law, passed away on March 23, 2023.
He was born on April 12, 1954 in Ashland, OH and was the sixth son of Alice and Chuck Rader. Christopher moved to Huron when he was six years old and attended Huron Schools. He was raised in the Methodist Church, where he was an acolyte and studied the bible.
On September 15, 1978, he married Susan (Everett) and later had two daughters, Allison and Heather, that were his world.
Christopher retired from CertainTeed Corp after 41 years.
His loves included boating, fishing, hunting, woodworking, carving, and making chainmail. He collected diamond willow, shark teeth, and stones and gems. He loved gardening and enjoyed riding his Harley. Above all of these loves, he loved his three dogs, Pebbles, Zorro, and Zeus.
He is survived by his wife, Susan; daughters, Allison and Heather; brothers, Mark and Drew; granddaughters, Jhane’ ‘Latrice and Zhuri Lynae’; mother-in-law, Bea Everett; sons-in-law, Terrence Buckner and Al Jobes; several sisters and brothers-in-law; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He is proceeded in death by his parents; three brothers, Phil, Dave, and Joel; brother-in-law, Steve Everett; sisters-in-law, Molly, Margaret, Jean, and Betty Rader; niece, Michelle Saunders; nephew, Regg Rader; and father-in-law, Donald Everett.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, from 5 – 7 PM at Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, 410 Main St., Huron 44839. A Vigil Service will begin at 6:45 PM. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 10:30 AM at St. Peter Catholic Church, 430 Main St., Huron 44839. Burial will follow at Meadow Green Memorial Park, 2602 Bogart Rd., Huron 44839. All that knew Christopher knew that he was a simple man and would encourage people to come dressed casual or as they are.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Back To The Wild, 4504 Bardshar Rd., Castalia, OH 44824.
Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, Huron, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be shared at www.fosterfh.com.
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