March 29, 1926 ~ April 12, 2020
Born in: Ohio County, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY
Willard D. Schroader, 94, of Owensboro went to be with the Lord in heaven, on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at Hermitage Care & Rehabilitation Home. He was born in Ohio County on March 29, 1926 to the late Robert Dee and Lois Fulkerson Schroader. Willard was an U.S. Army WWII Veteran. He was the owner of Schroader’s Custom Picture Framing for 32 years, and was a lifelong member of Hall Street Baptist Church. Willard was a lifelong musician and member of several bands. He enjoyed dancing, especially ballroom and square dancing. Willard was a devoted Christian who loved the Lord.
Along with his parents, Willard is preceded in death by his brothers, Mitchell, Sherman, and Carl Schroader; and his sister, Irene Welborn.
Willard is survived by the love of his life, Mary Lee “Drake” Schroader, 70 years; his son, Jeff (Nita) Schroader; his grandchildren, Karen (Rob) Pierce, Nancy (Jason) Pierce, and Lydia (Nick) Hunn; 11 great-grandchildren; his sisters, Lillian, Wanda, June, Jane, and Mary.
Private services will be held at a later date. Burial to take place at Memorial Gardens.
Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Schroader. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Willard D. Schroader and sign his virtual guest book by going to www.haleymcginnis.com.