Norman Phillip Rider, Sr., age 71, of Accord, NY passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Born on October 9, 1945 in Ellenville, NY, he was the son of the late Calvin H. and Carolyn (Markle) Rider.
For many years Norman was a Campus Police Officer serving as Lieutenant at the State University of NY at New Paltz, he retired in 1998. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, baseball, football and softball. Norman liked Nascar racing and especially the Earnhardt’s. And the summer barbecues with family were not to be missed.
Norman is survived at home by his wife Dorothy, their children; Shawne Rider of Accord, Terri McNeil and husband Scot of Kerhonkson, Christina Purcell and her companion Jeff of Kerhonkson, Norman Rider Jr. and wife Krista of Saugerties and Patricia Rider of Kerhonkson. Grandchildren; Crystal Rider, Shawne Rider Jr., Katrina Gibson, Brandon Purcell, David Purcell, Kyle McNeil, Caden Rider and Emma Rider. Great grandchildren; Savannah Gibson, Easton Purcell and Mason Medina. His sister Caroline of California and his brother George of Accord. And longtime good friend and co-worker, Robert Maines II. He was pre-deceased by his parents and his brothers Calvin and Alfred.
Memorial visiting will be held on Friday, May 26th from 2-5 PM with a celebration of his life immediately following at Humiston Funeral Home, 30 42nd St., Kerhonkson.
In lieu of flowers donations are requested to the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, 375 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 or to the American Heart Association, 1710 Gilbreth Road, Burlingame, CA 94010 or to the American Lung Association, PO Box 7000, Albert Lea, MN 56007.
Arrangements entrusted to the HB Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson. To send a personal condolence to Norman’s family please visit humistonfuneralhome.com.