FAIRBURY – Rader "Sony" Wilson Scott, 84, of Fairbury passed away at 1:30 a.m. Monday (Aug. 3, 2015) at Meadows Mennonite Retirement Home, Chenoa.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at LeRoy First United Methodist Church. Pastors Floyd Blackard and Eric Swanson will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, LeRoy.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Wednesday at the church.
Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community.
Rader married Winnie Lou Crum on June 12, 1955, in LeRoy. She passed away on May 14, 2015.
Surviving are two daughters, Shelley Schahrer of Fairbury and Sonya (Michael Snider) Scott of Champaign; two grandsons, Daniel (Sarah) Schahrer and Matthew Schahrer; two stepgrandchildren, Steven Schahrer and Vanessa Schahrer; four step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Gerada (Dan) Sperry of Bloomington.
Rader was preceded in death by one sister, Wanda Sandage; two nieces, Susan Smith and Judy Ann Fonger; two nephews, Curtis Lucas and Steven Sandage; and a son-in-law, James Schahrer.
Rader was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in the Korean War.
He worked for Style Craft in LeRoy and last worked for the U.S. Postal Service.
He was a member of LeRoy First United Methodist Church, American Legion and the VFW. He also was a 32nd degree Mason.