SIKESTON - Richard Loren Crider, 53, died at 5:55 p.m. March 22, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born Dec. 1, 1949, in Crawfordsville, Ind, son of Clifford Crider of Covington, Ind., and the late Anna Lou Newman Crider, he graduated from Fountain Central High School and Purdue University. He was employed by the John Deere Company for 28 years.
Survivors in addition to his father include: two sons, Randy L. Crider of St. Louis and Chad M. Crider of Indianapolis, Ind.; two sisters, Donna Garrison of Veedersburg, Ind., and Debi Hegg of Covington; two brothers, Wayne Crider and David Crider of Veedersburg; and several nieces, nephew, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Sterling Christian Church in Veedersburg, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Gary Johnson will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Osborne Prairie Cemetery at Stonebluff, Ind.
Dickerson Funeral Home of Veedersburg is in charge of arrangements.