Edmond “Ed” Neider, 93, of Carrollton went home to be with his Lord early Saturday morning Oct. 3, 2015 in Hospice House in New Philadelphia after a brief illness.
Born Nov. 8, 1921, in Richfield, OH, he was a son of the late John and Florence Cox Neider.
He was a 1940 graduate of Bath High School. He attended Akron Bible Institute and the University of Akron. On June 5, 1954, he married the former Ruth Sitko.
Ed and his late wife, Ruth, purchased a farm and moved to Carrollton in 1959, where he spent most of his life working the family dairy farm. After retirement he enjoyed visiting family and traveling with his wife.
He was a founding member of Carrollton Bible Chapel, where he served as a Deacon and a Sunday school teacher. He held memberships on the Farm Bureau Council and the NRA, and was an assistant 4H Leader.
He was an avid fisherman and hunter all his life and enjoyed hunting with his son and grandsons. Ed was a good neighbor, friend, and mentor to many throughout his life.
He is survived by a son, John (Elizabeth) Neider of Carrollton; two daughters, Deborah (Michael) Dingess and Connie (Rodney) Days both of Carrollton; seven grandchildren, Timothy (Rachel) Dingess, Elizabeth (Beau) Tiger, John Michael Neider, Adam Neider, Eliza Days, Emelia Days, Evan Days; six great grandchildren; and two nieces, Linda Plourde and Marjorie Johnson.
Along with his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Neider, and a sister, Harriet Neider.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. in Carrollton Bible Chapel with Pastor Chuck Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Westview Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 7-9 p.m. in Dodds Funeral Home in Carrollton and Wednesday one hour prior to services at the Carrollton Bible Chapel.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Ed’s name to the Carrollton Bible Chapel, 365 Steubenville Road, Carrollton, Ohio 44615.