of Paris, AR
October 13, 1949 - December 16, 2019
David Joseph Rieder, Sr., 70, a resident of Paris, passed away Monday, December 16, 2019, at his home. He was born October 13, 1949, in Paris to the late Gilbert Rieder and Bertha (Yother) Wineberg. David spent his working years as a mechanic and a stone mason for numerous years and most recently as a paramedic for the Logan County EMS. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris. In his spare time David enjoyed hunting and fishing. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a daughter, Monica Varela and brother, James "Jimbo" Rieder.Survivors include two sons, David Rieder, Jr. and wife, Stephanie of Clarksville and Brandon Rieder and wife, Amanda of Paris; a daughter, Geneva "Jenny" Rieder and significant other, Michael Jorden of Paris; eleven grandchildren, Andrew Davis, Nick Davis, Ciara Rieder, Emmaline Rieder, Kenleigh Rieder, Ethan Rogers, Madelyn Rieder, Parker Rieder, Morgan Lovell, Jason Lovell, II and Amber Lovell; a brother, Billy Rieder and wife, Ruth of Midway; a sister, Carol Gindhart of Paris and numerous nieces and nephews.Rosary will be held at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, December 19, 2019, at the Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris. The funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 20, 2019, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris with Fr. Reginald Udouj, OSB. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Andrew Davis, Nick Davis, Tommy Michaud, Nate Davidson, Jason Lovell, Ryan Gindhart and Cletis Rieder. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Jorden, Ethan Rogers, John Soller and Harold Stewart.
Sorry to hear this about David. He had a good sense of humor about him. Always enjoyed talking to him and listening to him laugh. He had a contagious laugh. Made you feel good just to hear him laugh. Thoughts and prayers for his family.
We are sorry for your loss. Sincerely
RIP David. Peace and comfort to family and friends.
Sending our deepest condolences
Prayers for his family. It's such a hard thing to lose a loved one. Enjoy the memories you all have made together.
Best EMS partner I ever had. R.I.P my friend.
I'm so sorry for your loss
I'm praying for you and your family at this time 🙏 ❤️
Very sad to hear of David's passing. Many great memories of David from my youth. I combine my prayer to the many others for God's peace for the family and many loved ones.
Prayers for the family. David was a great friend.
So sorry for your loss ,sending prayers ♥️
David, Stephanie, Emmaline and Kenleigh: Sending our love and prayers at this most difficult time. You have been such a blessing to our family and we appreciate you so much.With Love,The Hudsons
thoughts and prayers neal and tamara wade
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. David is now at peace. God bless you all.
David was a good man gone too soon. He is walking the streets of gold now and in no pain. Comforting prayers for all of his family.