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35 Duke St.
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Granite Falls, NC 28630
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Anthony  Ryder

Anthony David "Tony" Ryder

Sunday, December 28th, 1947 - Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Mr. Anthony David “Tony” Ryder, 72, of Newton, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020 at his residence following a period of declining health.
Anthony was born December 28, 1947 in Washington DC, to the late Hoyle David Ryder and Violet Reid Ryder. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of Journey Baptist Church. Anthony was a jack of all trades, going to school of many years and earning degrees in many fields. He loved fishing and hunting and enjoying every minute of his life. But most of all, Anthony loved God and his family.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Christina Michelle Ryder; and brother, Jimmy Dean Ryder.
He is survived by his wife of forty-nine years, Teresa Causby Ryder; sons, David Ryder and wife Susan, and Greg Ryder and wife Jessica; daughter, Amanda Niehaus and husband Christopher; grandchildren, Adam Ryder, Cody Myers, Summer Ryder, Dalton Ryder, Chris Ryder, Malachi Ryder, Lily Niehaus, and Logan Niehaus; and great-grandchildren, Sarah Higgs, Dakota Myers, and Mason Myers. Also surviving are sisters, Becky Bates, Mary Starnes, Rene’ Laws, Penny Church, Sandy Ryder, and Ginger Lucke; brother, Ricky Ryder; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Sunset Hills Cemetery with Rev. Danny Laws and Pastor Joey Midgett officiating. Military honors will be provided by DAV Chapter 6.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Shriners Hospital for Children at 2900 Rocky Point Drive Tampa, FL 33607.
Mackie Funeral Service and Cremations is serving the family.
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This is Rick Soots my family and oi have in Alaska since 1993. Toni was my best friend in High School and until he went to Vietnam. Rest in Heaven
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