David A. Rader
June 14, 1964 - October 28, 2023
David A. Rader, age 59, of North East, MD, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2023.
Born in Detroit, MI, on June 14, 1964, he was a son of the late S.A. “Red” and R. Nylene (Haskett) Rader. David was employed by IKEA as a forklift operator for the last 10 years.
He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hiking and geocaching with his wife. David appreciated the beauty of nature and was a talented, amateur photographer. He was a true motorcycle enthusiast and took many trips along with his wife.
In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Dale Dowdell; sister-in-law, Christine Dowdell; and his beloved American Foxhound, Coleman. He is survived by his loving wife, Sherry L. (Dowdell) Rader; siblings, Eddie Rader (Wendi) and Cheryl Rader; step children, John Davis (Stacey), Shane Davis (Shannon), and Susan Hagan (Chris); mothers-in-law, Margaret Dowdell and Connie Dowdell; and numerous grandchildren, step grandchildren, and close family friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, November 3, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in David’s memory may be made to CompAnimals Pet Resue by clicking here.