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RYDER, Donald Everett 1944 - 2014


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 5/22/2014 at 21:07:17

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Friday, May 16, 2014
Page 8

Donald Everett RYDER

Donald Everett RYDER, age 69, of Fairfield, died at his home on Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Don was born August 25, 1944, at Iowa City, the son of Lloyd Wesley and Dorothy LOTHRIDGE RYDER.

He lived most of his life in the Fairfield area.

Don married Diana CAMPBELL WALDREN on December 18, 1992.

He had worked in salvage yards, at the Iowa Ordinance Plant and did carpet installation.

He was an over the road semi-truck driver. He owned and operated Ryder Trucking of Fairfield.

He was a member of the Walton Club in Fairfield and loved western movies and raising and breeding horses.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are his wife Diana; one son, Jay RYDER of Fairfield; two stepsons, Matt WALDREN and spouse Tara of Eddyville and Bryan WALDREN and spouse Janice of O'Fallon, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Jeramia RYDER, Jessica SMALL, Kristina RYDER, Levin WALDREN, Mya WALDREN, Charlie WALDREN, Madelyn WALDREN and Cohen WALDREN; three great-grandchildren, Ivory, Ayden and Lilly; and two brothers, James L. RYDER of Ollie and Dick RYDER of Keota.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield with Pastor Len Maselli officiating. Interment will be in the Ollie Cemetery at Ollie (note: in Keokuk Co., IA).

The family will receive friends on Sunday afternoon from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield.

Memorials may be directed to the Washington County Hospice or to the Fairfield Friends Club.

Arrangements are in the care of the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield.

Online condolences may be sent to: www.raymondfuneralhomes.com.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.


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