Richard “Rick” Allen Rider, 62, of Franklinton, North Carolina, passed away Friday morning at his home.

Richard “Rick” Allen Rider, 62, of Franklinton, North Carolina, passed away Friday morning at his home.

Rick was preceded in death by his mother, Jackie Shadix and son-in-law, Wesley Hunt.

Rick was a retired brick mason. He and his family moved from Shawnee, Oklahoma, to North Carolina in 1986.

A private memorial service will be held for the family. The family will receive friends 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hickory Rock Baptist Church.

Rick is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Lynda Rider; daughter, Shannon Hunt; son and daughter-in-law, Aaron and Stephanie Rider; grandchildren, Codi and Jake Hunt; James and Emily Rider all of Louisburg, North Carolina; father, Charles Rider of Oklahoma; sisters, Kim Goodman (Staci) of Illinois; Nancy Harclerode of Oklahoma; brothers, Jerry Rider (Missy) of Oklahoma; Milton Rider of North Carolina.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lynda Rider, 252 Camping Creek Rd. Franklinton, NC 27525.

Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home and Crematory, Louisburg.