Arnold Shrader

Mar. 28, 2013 @ 03:09 PM

Arnold Eugene (Gene) Shrader, 75, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013.

He was born in Cocke County, Tennessee on February 26, 1938, son of the late Arnold Alonzo (Pete) and Eloise Lake Hance Shrader Holt.

Gene was owner of Carpet Sales and Service for over forty years. He was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be greatly missed and live in our hearts forever. The family would like to thank all their friends and family for every expression of love shown to them during Gene’s illness.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 2:00 PM in Gordon Funeral Chapel, 1904 Lancaster Avenue, Monroe, NC 28112. Burial will follow in Lakeland Memorial Park. The family will visit with friends and relatives prior to the service from 12:00 noon until 1:45 PM.

Gene is survived by his wife, Millie Deese Shrader; daughters, Renae Dabbs of Charlotte and Gena Murphy of Monroe; granddaughters, Sarah Dabbs and Emily Murphy; great-grandson, Austin Ivey; and sisters, Faye Craig, Brenda Orr and Glenda Helms, all of Monroe. Gene is also survived by a nephew by marriage. “We were buddies, Uncle Gene, and you taught me so much. Thank you for everything you have ever done for me. Love, Matt Deese”

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte Region, 1420 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, NC 28204.

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Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory is caring for the Shrader family.