He was born May 19, 1957, in Ridgway, son of the late Richard P. Rieder, who passed away March 22, 1978, and his mother, Rose Mary Dickant Rieder Geer and step father, John Geer, who survive of St. Marys. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1976. He was a former employee of Metal Powdered Products.
He was married to Mary Kay Caskey who survives of Kersey. He is also survived by a son, Vance J. Rieder of Johnsonburg; two sisters, Marcy Meyer and her husband Bill of St. Marys and Charlene Yetzer and her husband Randy of St. Marys; and a brother, Randy Rieder of Kersey.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Renee Rieder.
Mr. Rieder was a member of the Queen of the World Church. He loved being in the woods and was an avid hunter and especially enjoyed hunting turkey. He was a member of a pool league and enjoyed playing horseshoes and spending time with his family and friends.
There will be no visitation.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Richard Allen, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.