Paul R. "Dick" Rieder, age 80 of Riverside, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on May 12, 2019. He was born on August 7, 1938 in Dayton to his late parents, Gerald and Eileen (Youngerman) Rieder. In addition to his parents, Dick was preceded in death by his brothers, Leroy and Ronald Rieder.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Carrol Rieder; children, Elizabeth Rieder, Paul "Rick" (Sue) Rieder and Allison (Maria) Rieder; 4 grandchildren, Paul R. (Jenny) Rieder III, Carissa L. (Blake) Smith, Matthew N. (Michelle) and Sarah E. (Robert) Maddix; 11 great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Smith, Jenna Maddix, Eva Maddix, Caitlyn Rieder, Nathan Rieder, Andrew Rieder, Lindsay Rieder, Ethan Powell, Abby Powell, Brody Powell and Skyleigh Smith; a great great-grandchild due in June; siblings, Junior (Donna) Rieder, Tom Rieder and Sharon Lawrence; special family friend, Pearl Sweezy and numerous extended family and dear friends.
Dick served in the U.S. Army from 1955-1957. He was involved with the Mad River Pee Wee Football program when it first started in the late 60's. Dick worked in the Bindery Department for Brown and Kroger Printing Company for over 38 years. He was known for his quick wit and nicknaming everyone he knew. Dick was an avid Ohio State Football fan and enjoyed watching and rooting for the Buckeyes with his family and friends. He enjoyed listening to music but especially the oldies from the 50's.
A heartfelt thank you to neighbors, who we consider to be family, Dan and Cindy Todd who went above and beyond with their exceptional care and love they provided to not only Dick but his family during such an emotional time.
His family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the wonderful care he has received from the staff of Hospice of Dayton.
Family will receive friends from 5-8 PM on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Newcomer Beavercreek Chapel, 3380 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, OH. An additional viewing will begin at 10 AM on Saturday, May 18 at the funeral home prior to the funeral service at 11 AM with Pastor Brian Kershaw officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date with military honors at Polk Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to The Hospice of Dayton or American Cancer Society, in Dick's memory.
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