William F. Trader


Mr. William F. Trader, of Horntown, departed this life Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, at his residence after suffering a long illness.

Born in Horntown, William was the third child of six born to the late Robert and Celia Trader. William was employed by Lansdown Steel Company until it closed down. He later gained employment at the Philadelphia Electric Company, from which he retired in 2000.

William met Marie Asber in 1953. She affectionately called him “Bill.” On Sept. 3, 1955, they were joined in holy matrimony.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at the Tabernacle Baptist Church Cemetery, Horntown, with the Rev. Lisa Johnson officiating.

William leaves behind to cherish his precious memories: his wife of 62 years, Marie Trader; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Gladys Collins; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Arrangements are by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.

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