John Edward Rader Jr.

February 25, 1938 - March 28, 2017
John Edward Rader Jr.

John Edward Rader Jr., 79, of Bellaire, OH, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born February 25, 1938, in Marshall County, son of the late John Edward Rader Sr.and Beuna Clarus (Muldrew) Rader.
John was a Christian by faith, US Marine Veteran, a former truck driver for Manfredi Trucking. John loved spending his time with his grandchildren and enjoyed outdoor activities like fishing and camping.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Rader; son, Charles Daniel Rader; brothers, Joe and Ray Rader; sister, Dorothy Hall, and granddaughter, Sherry Rader.
He is survived by his children, William Paul (Lori) Rader of FL, Terina (Tom) Losey of Toledo, OH, Clarissa Rader of OH, Becky Ann Reed of OH, Thomas (Rhonda) Rader of PA and Charles Edward (Rebecca) Rader of Michigan; two brothers, Jim and Bob Rader; two sisters, Laura Jennings and Eloise Hall and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Per John’s request there will be no services at this time, a memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the CARE Funeral & Cremation Service, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, W.V.


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  • April 14, 2017
    Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of John Edward Rader, Jr., give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Marine Veteran, John Edward Rader, Jr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †