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Lester Rufus Rider, Jr.: Conway

1950 – 2016

    Lester Rufus Rider, Jr. of Conway passed away Sunday, May 8, at Conway Medical Center following an illness. He was 65.
    Born July 5, 1950 in Albany, New York, he was the son of the late Lester Rufus Rider Sr. and the late Carrie Miller Rider. Mr. Rider served his country with courage and honor in the US Army.
    Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Wendy Garris Rider; a son, Kevin Michael Rider; a sister, Brenda Rider Thompson, three brothers, Edward Lawrence Rider, Mark Alan Rider and David Michael Rider, all of Conway.
    He was also pre-deceased by his daughter, Shannon Lynette Rider.
    A memorial service was planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at Waccamaw Christian Community Church with Pastor Dennis Lewis officiating. Family planned to receive friends following the service at the church.
    A guest register is available here.

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