Dale G. Rider Sr., 50, Gouverneur
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 7:30 pm

Dale G. Rider, Sr., age 50, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2012 at the Claxton-Hepburn Hospital, Ogdensburg.

His memorial service will be held at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Beth Benham officiating.

Dale was born on August 14, 1961 in Midland, MI to the late Lawrence and Lorraine (June) Rider. He married Brenda L. Finley on December 31, 1996.

Dale was a self employed handyman who enjoyed life to the fullest. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and tattooing. Most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda; two daughters, Heather Rider and her companion Eric Sovie of Fine and Melissa Rider and her companion Brandon Love of Gouverneur; a step daughter, Miranda Law of Liverpool; a step son, Timothy Law and his wife of Lisbon; a sister, Barbara Lang of Gouverneur; two brothers and their wives, Lawrence and Marty Rider of Gouverneur and Kenneth and his wife of Ogdensburg; by five grandchildren, Hunter, Alexionna, Lance, Kaylee, and Timothy III; and many nieces and nephews.

Dale was predeceased by his parents; a son, Dale G. Rider, Jr.; and his father-in-law, James Finley Sr.