Donald D. Rider

July 06, 1924 ‒ August 31, 2008

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Donald D. Rider, 84, of Mount Gilead died late Sunday night August 31, 2008 at the Woodside Village Care Center.

He was born on July 6, 1924 in Olive Green, Ohio the son of the late Frank O. and Bertha Belle (Chambers) Rider.

Donald spent a short time in the United States Navy before beginning his career as a truck driver. He drove for several companies, including Bestle Trucking in Cleveland and Jones Trucking in Mount Gilead.

He is survived by his sisters Maxine Gelsanliter and Joan Shreve Both of Norwalk, Ohio, Joy Hays of Garden Grove, California, and Yvonne Shriver of Cypress, California; a brother Durwood Rider of Mount Gilead; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death his brothers Lowell, Nolan and Philip Rider; and his sisters Virginia Ludwig, Ramona Timmans, and Audrey Fleming.

Graveside services will be held on Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Fulton Cemetery.

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