Ryder, Jack Hughes – Obituary

Sumpter, Oregon

Jack Hughes Ryder, 70, of Sumpter, died July 15, 2002, at his home.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Bill Cox of the McEwen Bible Fellowship will officiate. Burial will be at the Blue Mountain Memorial Garden at Walla Walla, Wash.

Jack was born on July 3, 1932, at Baker City to William Horace Ryder and Helen Rose Hughes Ryder. He graduated from Baker High School and went on to attend Oregon State University at Corvallis for three years.

Jack served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He then moved to Orange County, Calif., where he spent quite a few years before returning to Oregon.

He lived at Juntura where he owned and operated the Oasis Restaurant and Motel for 22 years. Jack moved back to Baker County just two years ago after he retired, making his home at Sumpter. He enjoyed cooking, fishing and boating. He also loved animals and just being in the outdoors.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Snee Ryder of Sumpter; a son, Tom Ryder of Baker City; a daughter, Linda Bruni of Massachusetts; three sisters, Susan Ryder of California, Jane Richardson of Boise and Kathy Roden of Baker City; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his second wife, Betty.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 19, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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