TAYLORVILLE, Ind. – Clarence “Sonny” Isaac Schroader, 87, of Taylorville, Illinois, died on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 11:04 am. He was born on June 16, 1934 in Cook County, Illinois, the son of Lon and Connie (Patton) Schroader. He married Francie L. Schroeder on December 24, 1986 in Oklahoma, and she preceded him in death on November 11, 2021. He worked as a typesetter for Ohio County Times-News and Messenger Inquirer, he was a miner for Peabody Coal Co. in Kentucky and Illinois, and he worked as a security guard at the Kincaid Power Plant. Clarence was a member of the Southern Baptist Church in Taylorville, Illinois, the Masonic Lodge, Ansar Shrine, and the Order of the Easter Star, and he was a graduate of Hartford High School.
His parents preceded him in death; Wife; Son Barry Kent Schroader; and son-in-law Mike Alvey.
He is survived by his daughters Kimberly (Tommy) Drake of Morgantown and Lollie Alvey of Hartford; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; Brothers Hugh (Janice) Schroader of Jacksonville, Florida and Gene (Sybie) Schroader of Daytona Beach, Florida; and five nieces and nephews.
The tour is on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, Illinois. Immediately after the visit, a service will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home under the direction of Pastor Richard McKirahan. The funeral will take place in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.
The Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is helping the family make the arrangements.
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