Frederick Herman Rider, Sr., of Austintown, passed away at 5:35a.m. Friday, May 6, 2011 at Hospice House in Poland with his family by his side. He was 81 years old. Mr. Rider was born on October 12, 1929 in Struthers, Ohio the son of the late Frank Herman and Alice I (Johnson) Rider and was a 1949 graduate of Struthers High School. He furthered his education by graduating from Youngstown College with a two year degree. A veteran of the United States Navy, Mr. Rider served his country during the Korean War. Mr. Rider was employed with Stambaugh Thompson and Plaza Lumber after retiring after 34 years as an electrician with Youngstown Sheet & Tube. He was a member of the United Steel Workers Local Union. Of the Baptist faith, Mr. Rider was a member of Boardman Baptist Church. Mr. Rider is survived by his wife of 59 years the former Phyllis "Jean" Faulkner, whom he married on December 5, 1951 and together they shared the love of three children Frederick H. Jr. (Carol) Rider of Canton, MI, Rebecca (Robert) Park of Rootstown and James A. (Catherine) Rider of Woodbridge, VA; eleven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Besides his parents, Mr. Rider was preceded in death by a brother Frank Rider. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Boardman Baptist Church with Pastor Dennis Massie presiding, where family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer that Fred's memory be honored by way of donations to either the Building Fund at Boardman Baptist Church, 1207 Shields Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44511 or to Hospice of the Valley Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, Ohio 44514. Mr. Rider's family wishes to express much gratitude for the prayers and visits of friends and church family of Boardman Baptist Church, especially to Rev. Dennis and Elenora Massie. They will always appreciate the loving and tender care of Hospice of the Valley and the compassion of Dr. Medford Mashburn and everyone on staff at the Hospice House. Dignified and caring arrangements have been entrusted to the Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel.