Thomas Lee Crader, 61, of Evergreen, Colorado, formerly of Jefferson City, died Thursday, December 29, 2011, at his brother's home in Jefferson City. He was born on December 14, 1950, in Jefferson City, the son of the late Charles Royal and Matilda Buersmeyer Crader. He attended St. Joseph Catholic School and St. Peter Catholic School, and was a graduate of Helias High School. Tom served with the Missouri National Guard. Tom had worked for Cole County Road Works while living in Missouri and as a self-employed carpenter specializing in custom natural stone walls in Colorado. He was an avid baseball fan of the Colorado Rockies. He loved to return to Missouri in the spring to mushroom hunt and spend time in the outdoors. Survivors include: two brothers, Dick (Barbara) Crader, Jefferson City; Larry (Carol) Crader, Jefferson City; and many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Crader and James Crader Sr. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, December 31, 2011, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Crader, officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Friday at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a prayer service at 6 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Leukemia Research Foundation, 3520 Lake Avenue, Suite #202, Wilmette, IL 60091-1064; or to the Special Learning Center, 1115 Fairgrounds Road, Jefferson City, MO 65109; or to the charity of the donor's choice. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at the www.dulletrimble.com website.