Friday, October 23rd, 2015
Richard W. Crider, age 69, of Van Wert, died at 5:38 PM Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at Memorial Hospital, Lima, Ohio.
He was born August 11, 1946, in Lima the son of William "Bill" and Jessie (Nelson) Crider.
He is survived by his sons: Ethan (Michelle) Crider of Suffolk, VA - Bill (Diane) Crider of Orangeburg, MO - grandchildren Estella Crider of Suffolk, VA and Courtney and Nicholas Crider of Orangeburg, MO - siblings David (Judy) Crider of Mendon, OH - Carol (Willis) Watts of Marion, OH - Linda Burden of Venedocia, OH - Peg (Rick) Hesse of Mendon, OH - Bob (Deb) Crider of Mendon, OH.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Sally Crider.
Richard was the owner and operator of Crider Electrical Service of Van Wert for many years. He also was a longtime member of the Van Wert Lions Club spending many hours of his time working on the various club projects.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM Saturday, October 24, 2015, at Brickner Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Reidenbach officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Wright Cemetery, Converse, Ohio.
Friends may call at Brickner Funeral Home Saturday, October 24, 2015, from 12 noon to time of service.
Preferred Memorials are to the Van Wert Lions Club.
Condolences may be left on the website: www/bricknerfuneralhome.com or emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.