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A Celebration of Life Ceremony: 5 p.m. Saturday, December 7, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home
Memorial Visitation: 4-5 p.m. prior to the ceremony on Saturday at the funeral home
Vernon Burdette “Butch” Rado, age 52, of Clay City, Illinois, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019, at his home.
He was born December 25, 1966, in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, the son of Robert and Ida M. (Young) Rado.
Butch was a graduate of Edison High School in Lake Station, Indiana. He enjoyed athletics and played basketball, football, and baseball. Butch had a love for the outdoors and time spent in the wilderness camping and hiking with Scarface, his German Shepherd. He lived several places including Boise, Idaho, and Vincennes, Indiana, and worked in carpentry and construction. He enjoyed getting together with friends and family, traveling, and going on road trips.
He is survived by his mother: Ida M. Rado of Louisville; 2 sisters: Christina J. Smith of Flora and Bobbie A. Kamboures (Aaron D. Bentley) of Flora; 1 brother: Scott R. Rado of Louisville; several nieces and nephews; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive.
He was preceded in death by his father; maternal grandparents: Carol Eugene and Martha Alice Young; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held 5 p.m. Saturday, December 7, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. A Memorial Visitation will be 4-5 p.m. prior to the ceremony on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial Donations are suggested to the family for expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home. Please make checks payable to Frank & Bright Funeral Home.
I’m so sorry for your loss. He was a good man. He will be missed
So sorry Bobby.
Very sorry for your loss.
Ida,Chris,Bobbie Scott, and families, I am so sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for you all. Hugs and prayers. May ease the pain of your breaking hearts.
So sorry for your loss Scott. Praying for your family.
Thoughts and prayers to the family. Praying God comforts y'all in the many days ahead
So very sorry for your loss!
Sending you all my Thoughts and Prayers.. Iam very sorry to hear of Butchs Passing.
Bobbie & family, may you feel God's presence & take strength & comfort in Him. Praying for all of you. Deepest sympathies. 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏
My deepest condolences to Butch's family and friends. He was so quiet in school and I reconnected on fb with him, He is not the quiet guy from back then. Sending prayers to everyone
Butch was a kind soul and I will always remember his smiling face . My heartfelt condolences to family and friends. 🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻
So many childhood memories include Butch and the Rado family. My heart aches. Rest in peace Butch.
So sorry for your loss, many prayers for family
My condolences to all. It's been a long time since seeing him but good memories. God Bless everyone...
Prayers to family. He will be missed.
So many great memories of Butch and many GREAT ADVENTURES. I can still hear him say "where are we going today?" and then an oooohhhh. He always had a way to make you smile even if he didn't try. He will be missed but his memories will live on with everyone he touched.
Ida, Christine, Bobbie and Scottie you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I cannot imagine how you all must feel. Know that I truly love all of you. May he rest in peace, and may you comfort each other on this solemn day.
My sweet friend Bobbie I’m so very sorry for your loss. I love you!
Bobbie and Family, So sorry for your loss.