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Royal (Son) Rider, Jr

April 8, 1949 - February 3, 2020

Service Date February 8, 2020

The celebration of life will be held on Saturday February 8, 2020 at 2pm at Crippin Funeral Home with Pastor Calvin officiating. Potluck dinner and reception to follow at Grace Community Church Gymnasium. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Vectra Bank in Montrose.

Royal (Son) Rider Jr, age 70 of Olathe passed away on Monday February 3, 2020 at Montrose Memorial Hospital surrounded by family and friends.

Royal was born April 8, 1949 in Lamar, Colorado to Royal Sr and Mary Rider. He was the oldest of nine children. He loved antique tractors, fishing, team penning, raising cattle and farming. He graduated from Montrose High School in 1968.

Royal is survived by his sister Linda (Larry) Grater, Ken (Vicki) Rider, Keith Rider, Pam McPherson, Tim (Kim) Rider, Mark (Sherr) Rider, Melissa Barrowcliff, along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

Royal was preceded in death by his parents, Royal Sr and Mary Rider, his sister Denise Rider, brother in laws Jeff Barrowcliff and Roe Telfer.

The celebration of life will be held on Saturday February 8, 2020 at 2pm at Crippin Funeral Home with Pastor Calvin officiating. Potluck dinner and reception to follow at Grace Community Church Gymnasium. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Vectra Bank in Montrose.