Terry Dane Rider

October 9, 1946 - January 10, 2022


Terry Dane Rider of Lahoma, OK passed from this life Monday, January 10, 2022 at Watonga Hospital in Watonga, OK. He was 75.

Terry was born October 9, 1946 in Vinita, OK to Harold Clifton and Emmalese Eliza (Oakley) Rider. He had lived in Lahoma over 40 years. He graduated from Afton High School, Afton, OK in 1964. Terry was a farmer and diesel Mechanic and served in the Army National Guard. He was a member of the Ringwood Baptist Church and loved hunting, fishing and spending time in casinos.

Terry was preceded in death by 1 son, Archie Rider, 1 grandson, his parents and 1 brother, Gale Rider.

Survivors include 2 sons, Bryen Rider of Vietnam and Brandon Rider of Enid, OK, 1 daughter, Terri Ritter and husband Tim of Stillwater, OK, 1 brother, Donald Rider and wife Linda of Grove, OK, 2 sisters, Janice Schmitz and husband Clarke of Medford, OK and Sharon Gibson of Afton, OK, 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Trinity Baptist Church in Afton, OK. Rev. Brian Gibson will officiate. Interment will be in Sixkiller Cemetery, southeast of Afton, OK. Brandon Rider, Tommy Crites, Kevin Rider, Steve Gibson, Eugene Gibson and Danny Rider will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, OK. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhoems.com.