Mr. Elmo Wayne Shrader, 70, of Mansfield, passed away Nov. 14. He loved his family dearly and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and his dogs Spreckles and Scooter.
Mr. Shrader was a veteran of the United States Navy; and enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, playing golf and working in his workshop. In addition, he enjoyed studying his genealogy and gazing through his telescope he made himself. He was preceded in death by his father Elmer O. Shrader; sisters Yvonne McCord and Elizabeth Tomayko.
Survivors include his loving wife Mary Shrader of Mansfield; daughters and son-in-law Susan and Carey Bryan, Lisa D. Powell, all of Covington; mother, Katherine Shrader of Decatur; brothers and sister-in-law David Shrader of Rancho Cordova, Calif.; James and Phylliss Shrader of Conyers; sister and brother-in-law Jeanette and Charles Parker of Mansfield; grandchildren Bethany Evans, Cameron Riley, Conner Bryan, Tommy Powell, Delaney Bryan; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Shrader will be held Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m., at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, with Rev. Scott Moore officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, two hours prior to the service, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.