Randy Schrader, age 79 and a resident of Syracuse, passed away on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, just before 9:30 p.m.
The son of the late Lloyd V Schrader and Gazella (Halasi) Schrader, Randy was born on May 6, 1943, his given name was Randolph. He spent his formative years in the South Bend area, attending Riley High School.
Randy worked in computers for Multi-list in Denver Colo., before medically retiring. He loved fast cars and street racing when he was younger. He was an accomplished pool player and loved playing cards. He was ornery and fiercely independent but had a soft side for those who truly got to know him.
Randy’s life forever changed when he met Lou Ann Glass; the pair were married on Sept. 29, 1964. They shared more than 44 years together before her passing on April 16, 2009. Also preceding him in passing was stepfather, Leighton Boggs; great-grandson, Aiden Henderson, son-in-law, Ron Fisher and longtime partner, Virginia Barber.
Those who survive include four children: Mary Ann Fisher of Milford, William “Bill” Schrader of Syracuse, Elaine Winship (Dennis Vanover) of Cromwell and Rebecca “Becca” McCullough (Brent) of Syracuse; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and sister, Madelaine McGregor (Michael) of Belmont, Mich.
Titus Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Syracuse is entrusted with Randy’s care. Services will be held at the Owen Chapel, 1001 South Huntington Street, Syracuse with visitation from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. Funeral services will begin at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer gifts be given to either Syracuse Food Pantry or Goshen Home Care and Hospice – envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Written condolences may be left for the family at www.TitusFuneralHome.com