Harold Andrew "BrownGoat" Rader

Born in Millersville, Tennessee on December 2, 1938

Departed on April 23, 2017 and resided in White House, Tennessee

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Harold Andrew “Brown Goat” Rader, Sr., age 78 of White House, passed away on April 23rd at his home surround by his family.
Mr. Rader was born on December 2, 1938 to the late Hugh and Helen Rader in Millersville, Tennessee. He graduated from White House High School, married the love of his life in 1958, and started driving a Food Grade Tanker in 1962 becoming “Brown Goat” over the CB air waves. He retired in 2007, so he could spend more time with his beloved and the grandchildren. This also gave him time to really enjoy his Antique International Harvester Tractors.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Rader is preceded in death by his brother Phillip “Mickey” Rader.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Virginia Rader; their children, Cindy (Tommy) Rawls of Goodlettsville, Harold (Sharon) Rader, II of Sparta, Tennessee, Paul (Christina) Rader of White House and Kay (Chris) Taylor of Goodlettsville; grandchildren, Renee (Hunter) Thomas, Monica (Chris) Dickens, Leah (Eric) Orsborn, Alexandra Rader, Rachel Rader, Phillip Rader, Kori (Dustin) Weaver, Hannah Taylor, Hayden Taylor; siblings, John Houston Rader, Jerry (Cherlyn) Rader, and Melissa (Paul) Farmer and five great- grandchildren.

A Life Celebration Service will be held on Saturday, April 29th at Cherry Mound Baptist Church 4168 Hwy 31W Cottontown, Tennessee 37048 with Pastor Jason Malham officiating burial will follow at Hall Town Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11:00 am until the time of service at the church. The family request in lieu of flowers donations be made to The Gideon International – P.O. Box 1408001 Nashville, Tennessee 37214.

These arrangements were entrusted to Cole & Garrett Funeral Home and Cremation Services – White House- 212 Hwy 76 White House, Tennessee 37188. 615-672-3936.

10 Comments to Mr Harold Andrew "BrownGoat" Rader

  1. Francis diane Romans
    April 26, 2017 3:26 pm

    I so sorry for you loss praying for you and your family. Diane Romans sorrells.

  2. Tracy Brown
    April 26, 2017 5:11 pm

    Prayers for you all may God be with you in your time in need. God bless you all.

  3. Doug Jernigan, Jr.
    April 26, 2017 8:26 pm

    Lisa and I are praying that God will comfort your family at this time of loss.

  4. Nelda Sue Smartt
    April 26, 2017 10:52 pm

    Virginia, thinking of you and your family.

  5. Gail casteelr
    April 27, 2017 4:00 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I am not able to attend but please know that I am praying for your familt

  6. Louise Layne
    April 27, 2017 11:17 pm

    So sorry for your loss.

  7. Heather Jackson
    April 28, 2017 8:36 am

    May God wrap this family in peace and comfort during this time. I love you all.

  8. Cindy and Tom Barnes
    April 29, 2017 1:27 pm

    Prayers are with all of you.

  9. Stephen n ashley rader
    April 30, 2017 11:04 pm

    Sorry we wasnt able to make it we love yall very much stephen and ashley rader

  10. Judy Darby LaBelle
    January 25, 2018 7:00 pm

    I am sorry I did not know about Harold’s passing sooner. Jerry, we went to White House High School together. I hope you and your family are finding some peace after the loss of your brother. You will all be in my prayers.

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