Richard Franklin Strader, 86, of Kearneysville, WV passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022 at Reston Hospital Center.

He was born Dec. 18, 1935 in Clarksburg, WV. He was the son of the late Ernest Strader and Ersie (Sweiger) Strader.

Richard was for 20 years News Director for WMAR TV in Baltimore, Maryland, also he was for 22 years the “Voice of America” for the Federal Government and was locally known for his years of News Director for WRNR Radio Station in Martinsburg. 

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