Michael Anthony “Mike” Raider, age 64, of Perryville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2023, at Stanford Care & Rehabilitation in Stanford, Kentucky. Born Friday, February 13, 1959, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of the late Charles & Bertha Alsman Raider. His loving wife, whom he married Tuesday, April 7, 1987, is Lottie Graham Raider of Perryville. Mike was a US Army Veteran, farmer, and was of the Baptist faith. He was a big UK Basketball fan, loved shooting guns, and was a big Elvis Presley fan.
In addition to his wife, Mike leaves behind one son, Rickey Byrd (Teresa) of Danville, Kentucky; one daughter, Kathy Graham of Stanford; 9 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren; one brother, Ricky Raider (Peggy) of Danville; and several extended family members and friends who mourn his passing.
In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by one grandson, Dillion Brummett; and one brother, Charles Raider.
A Public Visitation will be held 11AM-1PM Monday, February 20, 2023, at Fox & Friend Funeral Home.
The Public Funeral Service will be held 1:00PM Monday, at the funeral home. Bro. Floyd Martin Graham will officiate the service.
Burial, with full Military Honors, will follow in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery. Rickey Byrd, Jr., Billy Byrd, William Drury, Chris Harris, Nathan Stevens, and Mike Taylor will serve as Active Pallbearers. Hagen Wilson, Bentley Harris, Rickey Byrd III, Chevy Wilson, Hunter Drury, and Mike Taylor, Jr. will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.
Memorial Contributions suggested to Mike Raider Memorial Fund, c/o Fox & Friend Funeral Home, 312 West Main Street, Stanford, KY 40484.
Fox & Friend Funeral Home, Stanford, is entrusted with Mike’s arrangements. Guest Book at www.friendfuneralhomes.com.
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