Harold O. Rider

Harold O. Rider, 91, of Muncy, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, at The Gatehouse. Harold was born Dec. 30, 1930, in Muncy, and is the son of Oliver and Ocie (Minier) Rider. Harold married Beverly M. Babb on July 19, 1952 and shared 61 years of marriage.

Harold was a longtime farmer who enjoyed his John Deere tractors, tinkering in the garage, gardening, working around the house and spending time with his dogs. In addition to farming, Harold also worked for Sprout Waldron for over 25 years. He then went onto retire to pursue a more relaxed life. Harold also enjoyed traveling to the local fairs with his wife and family. Harold will also be remembered for his ability to remember family details from many years ago.

He is survived by three daughters, Sandra (William) Fulmer, of Unityville, Janet (Richard) Barto, Cindy (Matthew) Roedts, both of Muncy; two sons, Rick (Natalie) Rider, of Drums, Ronald (Marti) Rider, of Muncy; 9 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Harold was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly M. Rider on Oct. 4, 2013; and two sisters, Anna Mae Shoemaker and Doris Whitmoyer.

Funeral Service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with Pastor David Harman officiating. Burial will follow at Twin Hills Memorial Park. Friends may call from 12 to 1 p.m. on Friday at the Funeral Home.

The family will provide the flowers and suggest memorial contributions to Susquehanna Health Foundation, 1001 Grampian Blvd. Williamsport, PA 17701 c/o UPMC Susquehanna Hospice.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.