Don Crader

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

William "Don" Crader, 74, of Delta died Monday, July 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Aug. 26,1933, at Allenville, son of William L. and Lenora Drennan Crader.

Crader was a retired heavy equipment operator with Local 513 in Cape Girardeau.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Army. He was a member of VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau.

Survivors include a son, David Crader of Big Spring, Texas; a daughter, Debra Davitt; a companion, Brenda Hargrave of Delta; three stepsons, Chris Cannon of Dexter, Mo., Troy Hargrave of Cape Girardeau, Gary Hargrave of Belton, Texas; three brothers, Jack Crader of Jackson, Joe and David Crader of Delta; four sisters, Joan Surface of Rockview, Linda Hale and Peggy Miles of Cape Girardeau, Kay Uhrhan of Scott City; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.

Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hitt Cemetery in Arbor.