Lais James Ryder

Lais James Ryder

Lais James Ryder

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Mr. Lais James “Ricky” Ryder, 60, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Msgr. Ronald Groth officiating.

Burial will be in Gueydan Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur.

Funeral home visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, April 2, 2013, until time of services on Wednesday.

A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, in the funeral home chapel.

Mr. Ryder died at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013, in Crowley American Legion Hospital

Mr. Ryder was an eight-year resident of Lake Arthur, moving here from Dallas, Texas. He was an air conditioner and refrigeration repairman. He was a loving father and grandfather and he loved gardening.

Survivors include his mate, Veta Hicks; two daughters, Alicia Ryder of Abbeville and Dana Stelly of Forked Island; one son, Lais Ryder Jr. of Maurice; four sisters, Jackie Broussard of Kaplan, Roxie Broussard and Shernel Broussard, both of Forked Island, and Lucinda Mire of Youngsville; two brothers, C.J. and John Ryder, both of Abbeville; and four grandchildren, Daylan Ryder, Brant Stelly, Alayna Henry and Ahni Stelly.

Mr. Ryder was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Theresa Marceaux Ryder.

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