William E. Rider, 90, of Carlisle, died
Saturday, February 18, 2012, in the Chapel Pointe Health Center, Carlisle. He was born on Monday, June 13, 1921, in Carlisle,
a son of the late Alfred J. and Margaret M. (Long) Rider, and was married to the late Elda R. (Boldosser) Rider, who died
Jan. 25, 2009.
served in the Army Air Force during WWII and retired from the former C. H. Masland & Sons in Carlisle after 34 years of
service. He was a member of Carlisle First Church God, a life member of Eagles Aerie 1299, White Circle Club and V.F.W. Post
477, all of Carlisle. Bill enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews including; Charles Rider, Patti Boson, Kay Russell and Joseph
Rider, Sr. Bill was preceded in death by brothers; Robert, Alfred and Allen Rider.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Rev. D. Alan Mathna will officiate. Burial will be in Cumberland
Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Viewing will be held on Thursday from 1 p.m. until time of services. Memorial contributions
may be made to Carlisle First Church of God, 705 Glendale St., Carlisle, PA 17013.
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