RADER, Philip R., Sr.
Philip R. Rader, Sr. of Canton, GA passed away February 25th, 2013 at the age of 87. He was born in Atlanta, GA. He grew up in Minneapolis, MN, son of the late Dr. and Mrs. Luke Rader. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Harriet Carol Rader, brothers Drs Luke and Paul Rader. He is survived by brothers, Dr. Daniel Rader, Dallas, TX; John Rader and sister Blanche Landerud of Bakersfield, CA; children, Philip and wife Gail, Roswell, GA; Leslie Carmichael and husband Mike, Charlotte, NC; Janice Rader, Conyers, GA; and Brett Rader, Sarasota, FL; 10 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. He was a WWII veteran, a high school teacher, coach, band director, principal, school business administrator, salesman, fine jeweler, and real estate broker. He volunteered with Goodwill Industries, Wheels on Meals and was the recipient of the SC School Volunteer of the Year Award. A memorial service will be held at Darby Funeral Home, Canton, GA on Saturday March 9, 2013 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Salvation Army.