R A Grider
Funeral Date: 7/12/2014

R. A. Grider, age 72, of Warren, Arkansas died Wednesday, July 9, at Arkansas Heart Hospital, Little Rock. He was born August 10, 1941 at Crigler, Arkansas a son of the late Lester Grider and Maggie Spakes Grider. He was a graduate of the Woodlawn Public School System, was a Baptist and served in the US Army. He was an award winning car salesman, a avid gardener and a well known domino player and loved to cook for the needy. Surviving is a son David Grider and spouse Adriana, Warren, AR; 3 daughters Melinda Hartzog, Heber Springs, AR, Jamie Huitt, Tumbling Shoals, AR and Melissa Grider, Monticello, AR; 3 brothers Sonny Grider, Benton, AR, James L. Grider, Pine Bluff, AR. and John Grider, Pansy, AR; 4 sisters June Ruth Saint, Pine Mountain, GA, Peggy Grider, Houston, TX, Barbara Grote, MO, and Joan Perry, Warren, AR; 10 Grandchildren; and a caregiver Judy Watson, Warren AR. He was preceded in death by a son Timothy Grider; 3 brothers Grady Grider, Jackie Grider and Kenneth Grider and a sister Kathy Clemens. Funeral services were 2:00pm Saturday, July 12, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Ronald Neely officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial with flag presentation ceremony was at Rowell Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Hoss Branson, Edward Branson, Mike Larson, Bobby Parker, Randy Jacks and Jeremy Todd Grider. Honorary pallbearers were Richard Perry, Richard Gray, Kenneth Thompson, Jessie Parker and David Lyon.



Message: My prayers goes out to each of RA families. He was a person who was always there to help any one and every. he will be missed by every one. He loved his children so much. GOD BLESS.


Name: Justin and Corie McKinney
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time.

Name: Danny Thomas
Message: R A was a great friend and I will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Name: John & Sandy Gavin
Message: So sorry for your loss. We will be praying for your family.

Name: Bj & Vicky & Lonnie Grider
Message: One of our favorite cousins he will be missed by all.

Name: Lea Ann Forrest

Name: Judy Wynne
Message: Our prayers are with you all.

Name: Karon Beavers
Message: May The Lord comfort you all during this time. I always thought a lot of RA and often think of the times when we were neighbors.

Name: Regina Spraggins
Message: David, Tim and I are so sorry for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!

Name: Debby Donaldson
Message: Joan. I am so sorry for the loss.

Name: Dorothy Jacks- Green
Message: R.A. was a wonderful Friend , he will be missed .

Name: Tina Battles

Name: Keith & Teresa Thornton
Message: Our Deepest Sympathy to the entire Family. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Billy & Wilma Thornton
Message: He is at peace, and He will be very much missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. God Bless you all and know we are close by if you need us. Our Deepest Sympathy

Name: James Thomas
Message: He will be missed, he was a good friend.

Name: Alice Trantham Hill
Message: So sorry for your loss. He was a good friend of my Dad's.

Name: Jackie Robinson
Message: I knew Mr. Grider through my late husband. He was a very good person. I extend my sincere sympathy to the family.

Name: Lisa Lyon-Francis
Message: Prayers to all the family,R.A will be deeply missed, i will cherish all the memories!sending extra love to Jamie & Missy, God bless you all, Love, Lisa

Name: Tammy Hensley

Name: leroy cortez
Message: RA you will be surely missed.i'll always will miss the morning visits up to super value.glad i could help get your birds back up.love you brother.

Name: Janie Grice
Message: Mr. R A fought a long battle may he finally rest in peace. Thinking of all the family.

Name: Heather Thornton-Sullins
Message: Jamie and Missy, I was very saddened to hear of the loss of Mr. R.A. My thoughts and prayers will be with you both.