Dewey Carroll Rader, 89, Chattanooga died on Monday, February 25, 2013 in a local health care center.
A longtime resident of Chattanooga, Mr. Rader was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, McKindrie and Zella Mae Rader, brothers, Kyle and Colbourne Rader; sister, Pauline Smith.
Survivors are his wife, Lucile Clift Rader; sister, Louise (Harold) Hamby, all of Chattanooga; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Gary Carver officiating. Burial will follow at Tennessee Georgia Memorial Park.
Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.
The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, and 12-2 p.m. on Thursday at Heritage Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.