Robert H. Ryder

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Robert H. Ryder, 96, of Cassville, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, at Cox Hospital in Springfield. Mr. Ryder, son of Harry Clark and Ella Mae (Harper) Ryder, was born on Oct. 31, 1924, in Pioneer. He was a 1942 Wheaton High School graduate and was subsequently drafted in the United States Army in 1943 and was called out to serve in January 1944 and was honorably discharged in 1946. On Dec. 24, 1951, he was united in marriage to Marjorie Ann Young; she preceded him in death on Jan. 6, 2018.

Survivors include: one daughter, Becky Ryder, of Cassville; one son, Ronal Ryder, of Fallon, Nevada; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife, Robert was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Ryder; and two sisters, Marilyn Baybo and Kathryn Bangert.

**Service Update**

Due to the weather conditions for Saturday, the memorial service for Robert will be held at the Mill Street Church of Christ in Cassville, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13,  with Minister Laith Hayward officiating.  There will be no graveside services.

A private burial will be held at a later date at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield.

Service and cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.