John J. Rider, 93, of Wickliffe, Ohio, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2013.
He was born Oct. 16, 1920, in Port Clinton. In 1941 he married Eleanor (Michel) and they were married 67 years.
He was in the U.S. Naval Air Corps during World War II and after worked as a carpenter for much of his life.
He is survived by his two daughters, Jacqueline (Paul) Kucharski and Pamela Hills; his son, Boyd (Mary Lou) Rider; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his sister, Margie Kaman.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; and 10 siblings.
Services will be private.
Contributions can be made in John’s memory to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185th St., Cleveland, OH 44119.
Arrangements were handled by Monreal Funeral Home, Eastlake.