Chris Alan Schrader, 62, of Huntsville, OH, passed away early Thursday morning, March 14, 2013 at his home.
Chris was born on July 24, 1950 in Kenton to Allie & Betty Hempy Schrader of Belle Center. He married the former Julie Stevenson on August 27, 1999 at the Lewistown United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, parents and five children, Nicole (Jamie) Schwieterman of Maumee, Ryan (Erin) Schrader of Columbus, Molly (Wes) Hall of Belle Center, Whitney Schrader of Columbus, and Heath Kindle of Huntsville, five grandchildren, Sydney and Reed Schwieterman, Maddux, Cooper and Miller Hall, a sister, Dana (Doug) Henry of East Liberty, many nieces and nephews, and former spouse, Cheryl Schrader of Huntsville.
Chris was a 1968 graduate of Belle Center High School, earned his bachelor’s degree in 1972 from Bowling Green State University and his law degree in 1976 at Ohio Northern University, where he was top of his class. He is a veteran of the Army National Guard, serving for six years including a year of active duty before attending ONU. He practiced law with William E. Shirk at the law office of Shirk & Schrader in Lakeview for over 35 years. He was a member of the Indian Lake Community Church in Russells Point and the Logan County and Ohio State Bar Associations. Chris served his community for many years as Solicitor for the villages of Lakeview and Belle Center.
Reverend John B. Ellington, Jr., Reverend Karen Blackburn and Reverend Jim Ellington will conduct a memorial service beginning at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the Indian Lake Community Church. A gathering of remembrance will be held Monday, March 18th from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be given in his name to the Indian Lake Community Church Memorial Fund.
Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at www.shoffstallfuneralhome.com.