Frank J. Ryder III

July 20, 1943 - September 5, 2018
Frank J. Ryder III

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Frank J. Ryder III, 75, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home.
He was born July 20, 1943, a son of the late Frank J. and Martha E. (Lauck) Ryder Jr. Frank was a member of First Christian Church in Moundsville. He enjoyed listening to music and DJing local events.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife, Linda Ryder (2014); two sisters, Joan Serra and June Ann Kuri and two uncles, Gary Milligan and Larry Milligan.
Frank is survived by his two children, Janet (Bruce) Dunn of Shadyside, OH and James Ryder of Triadelphia, WV; seven siblings, Janie Givens, Sandra Riffle, Marlene Ryder, Irene McCarthy, Kathy (Joby) Thomas, Robert (Barbara) Ryder and John (Pam) Ryder all of Wheeling; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 5-8 pm and Friday, September 7, from 9 am until time of service at 10 am, at Care Funeral and Cremation, 3828 Jacob St., Wheeling. Interment will be held at Halcyon Hills Memorial Garden.
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  • September 06, 2018
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  • September 06, 2018
    Eddie Martin says:
    To Janet & Jimmy...Very sorry to read of your loss. My condolences to both of you, and your family.

  • September 07, 2018
    diana jewell says:
    Jim was a very kind and caring man. Such a loss for so many. My thought's and prayer's are with all who loved him. No more suffering for him, he's at peace now and with his beloved Linda.

  • September 08, 2018
    Mary Ann Blattner says:
    So sorry for your loss a lot of memories I have of Jimmy running into him on trail talking about Linda & Lou and how much we missed them he always had a smile when we meet always looked forward to seeing him. Will miss him dearly