of Paris, AR
November 9, 1934 - January 18, 2020
Don Rieder, 85 of Paris, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Fort Smith. He was born on November 9, 1934 in Paris to his parents Joe and Loretta (Konert) Rieder. He is retired from Arkansas Charcoal where he served as the manager for over 45 years, was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris and was a United States Army Reserve veteran serving as a Private First Class until 1964. Don always enjoyed woodworking and restoring antique John Deere tractors. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Loretta (Konert) Rieder; his wife, Kaye (Wootton) Rieder; one sister, Mildred Schmaltz and two brothers, Gilbert Rieder and Andy Rieder. He is survived by one daughter, Vickie Rieder and Jeff Watts of Danville; two sons, Alan Rieder and wife June of Paris and Mark Rieder of Paris; one sister, Dorothy Koch of Paris; his grandaughters, Kayla Curbow, Stacey Rieder and Kristin Rieder; his grandsons, Jay Rieder, Andrew Rieder, Nick Rieder and Ryan Bornmann; twelve great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris officiated Rev. Bill Vanmeter. Burial will immediately follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Paris under the direction of Roller Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers will be Jay Rieder, Andrew Rieder, Nick Rieder and Ryan Bornmann.
I'm so sorry to hear of Don's passing. I just found out about it. Again praying for the famiky
Mark jay and Andrew I'm so sorry for ur loss. He was definitely one of a kind loved him very much. Love u all my prayers r with u all
So sorry for your loss.
So sorry to hear of Don's passing. Rest assured that he is looking down on all of you with pride. He has no more pain, he is in a perfect body and in perfect health. Prayers for all the family.
I am so sorry about the loss of your dad May God Bless n Comfort all of you at this time. He isn't suffering anymore!
Sorry to hear of Don's death. He always had my admiration. I pray for God's peace for all the family and friends.
We are so very sorry. Y'all are in our hearts and prayers. Don was a good man with a big heart. God bless you all.
Andrew and family, Please accept my sincere sympathy. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Celeste
Alan, Vicky, Mark and Families, Please know that we are keeping Your Families in our thoughts and prayers, If there is anything that we can do please do not hesitate to let us know.PraysNeal and Tammy Wade