December 25 1923 July 29 2019
Aster Ray Rider, Sr. of Lexington, North Carolina December 25, 1923 – July 29, 2019 Mr. Aster Ray Rider, Sr. age 95 of East Old Highway 64 (Silver Valley Community), Lexington, NC died Monday, July 29 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, August 2 at Cid United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Scott Davis and Rev. Doug Rowe. Burial with military honors will be in the Church Cemetery. The family will see friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Thursday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times will be at the residence. Mr. Rider was born December 25, 1923 in Davidson County to Robert Harrison Rider and Adline Snider Rider. He was a member of Cid United Methodist Church. He was a World War II veteran of the U S Army where he received the Bronze Star and Purple Star. He had worked as a Carving Supervisor in several furniture manufacturing plants including Commercial Carvers and Globe Furniture, a division of Burlington Industry. He was preceded in death by brothers, Lee Rider, A. G. Rider and Carl Rider; by sisters, Mattie Leonard, Bertha Webb and Edith Gallimore and by a grandchild. Mr. Rider was awarded the French Legion of Honor medal for his service to the United States Army in Northern France during the second World War. He is survived by his wife Velna Summey Rider of the home; a daughter Ronda Holmes and husband Paul of Trinity and a son, Aster R (Sonny) Rider, Jr. of Lexington; 2 grandchildren. Memorials may be Made to the Donor’s Choice Online condolences may be made at www.briggsfuneralhome.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Aster Ray Rider Sr of Lexington North Carolina December 25 1923 July 29 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Denton, state: North Carolina