Robert Newton Rader
January 29, 2011


Life Legacy

RADER, ROBERT NEWTON, 91 of Lake Placid, FL, died, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 in Sebring, FL. He was born in Loco, OK, son of the late Jesse Henry and Lydia (Newton) Rader. He served in the U.S. Air Force, retiring, July 1959, as CWO4. In 1978 he retired from Ford Aerospace, NASA, Houston, TX. He moved to the Bahamas, living on his Yacht where he did search and rescue and environmental research. A Lake Placid, FL resident since 2004 from Glades County, FL. He proudly served as a mentor at Lake Country Elementary School and was also a Amateur Radio Operator (NU4P0). He was preceded in death by his children, Pete, Gloria, Robin and Cassi. He is survived by his wife, Anita Martinec, Lake Placid, FL; sisters, Sharon Fox, CA and Rosemary Hurlburt, CO; granddaughter, Kerri Allen and great granddaughter, Trinity Allen both of NM; grandson, Clint Roberts, OK. Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in his Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.

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Survived By

Anita Martinec, Wife
Sharon Fox, Sister
Rosemary Hurlburt, Sister
Kerri Allen, Granddaughter
Trinity Allen, Great Granddaughter
Clint Roberts, Grandson


Place Of Birth: Loco, OK
Death: January 29, 2011
Occupation: Retired CWO4,
Ford Aerospace, NASA

Preceded in Death By

Jesse Henry Rader, Father
Lydia (Newton) Rader, Mother
his children Pete,
Gloria, Robin and Cassi


02/03/2011 - Jenny Allen
Deepest Condolences to Anita and the rest of Bob's family. A really good man who lead a very interesting life. What an asset he was to our community and to the countless students he came in contact with. He will be missed


02/03/2011 - Donna Storter
Dear Anita, Bob's passing leaves a great void in many lives. He will be so greatly missed. My best wishes and condolences to you Anita. Donna


02/04/2011 - Chuck Hadley & Glenda York
Anita, our thoughts and prayers are with you.


02/04/2011 - Randall & Louise Harman
Bob; you've given to all those around you. Now rest in peace--you've earned it. We share the sorrow of your passing with the many you helped. Anita--our thoughts & prayers are with you.


02/04/2011 - John Tallent
Dear Anita, I was saddened to hear of Bob's passing. He certainly had a tremendous impact on the communities in which he lived and was a positive influence in all he did. Warmest Regards, John


02/10/2011 - Susan and Bill Berger
We met Bob and Anita in the early 1980s when they were living in the Bahamas. What a delightful couple. They were such a joy to be around. We found, being newcomers to the island, that they were a fountain of local knowledge. No question was too stupid. Bob and Anita went out of their way to introduce us to other ham operators, show us anchorages and alert us to any problems we might encounter. I use they as a reference to Bob and Anita. There were like one. We will miss Bob and would like to express our condolences to Anita. May she find some peace in all the wonderful memories of Bob, knowing that others share in them also.