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Ralph Junior Grider, 70, Tompkinsville, KY (d. Feb. 27, 2013)

The Monroe county native was the minister at the North Main Church of Christ in Edmonton and taught at the Cyclone Church of Christ

Ralph Junior Grider, age 70 of Tompkinsville died Wednesday February 27, 2013 at the T.J.Samson Hospital in Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be Saturday- March 2, 2013 at 1pmCT, at the Cyclone Church of Christ with burial to follow at the Bailey Cemetery. Visitation wll begin Friday March 1, 2013 at 2pmCT, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY. It will continue at the funeral home Saturday morning until 10:30amCT and after 11amCT at the Cyclone Church of Christ until funeral time.

The Monroe county native was the minister at the North Main Church of Christ in Edmonton and taught at the Cyclone Church of Christ.

He was a son of the late Trance And Mary Susan (Anderson) Grider.

He is survived by the following;
    One daughter: Mary Ann Grider of Tompkinsville, KY
  • Two brothers: Billy (Shirley) Grider and Barlow Grider of Burkesville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Lee Ann (Strode) Grider; two sisters Inez Hagan and Jenny Lee Hunter and one brother Malcolm Grider.

Donations are suggested to the Bailey Cemetery. These may be sent to the Funeral Home at 2232 Summer Shade Road Summer Shade, Ky. 42166.

McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY 42166-9451, in charge of arrangement. Phone 270-428-3373.

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