James A. Rader, age 39, of Flint, was taken from this world too soon on Sunday, January 7, 2024 -gone but never forgotten. Services were held in private for his family, please continue to keep them in your thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.
James was born on May 31, 1984 in Detroit, Michigan to Debra Batez and James Karakowski. James was a gentle soul and best known for being a "big teddy bear". James' heart had an unending supply of love. He will be missed greatly by his family and friends and will forever remain in our hearts.
James leaves behind is mother, Debra Batez; stepson, Johnathan Heckman; his siblings, Janice Rader and Stan (Cynthia) Rader. James is further survived by many other dear family members friends too numerous to list but never forgotten.