Born December 4, 1976, in Richmond, Indiana, to Gayland E. and Sharon Cole Rader Sr., Junior lived in this community most of his life. He was a 1994 graduate of Richmond High School and earned an associate degree from Ivy Tech Community College. Junior worked as a bartender at U & I Tavern. He enjoyed playing golf, shooting pool, and throwing darts.
Survivors include his sons, Stephen Chapman and Oein Rader, both of Richmond; siblings, Don (Angie) Rader and Jennifer (Chris) Gray, both of Richmond; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Memorial service for Gayland E. “Junior” Rader Jr. will be announced by the family at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond.
Memorial contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.