Raymond "R. L." Grider

October 29, 1943March 16, 2023
Obituary of Raymond "R. L."  Grider
Raymond “R. L.” Grider, 79, of Hixson, passed away on March 16, 2023. “R. L.” was born in Chattanooga to the late John Raymond and Lorene Grider. He was a military veteran. “R. L.” was retired from both DuPont and Mars Candy Company. He was a longtime member and Deacon at Lupton Drive Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Glenda K. Grider. “R. L.” is survived by his wife, Carol (Holtshouser) Grider; children, Kelli (Ric) Whaley and Gary (Jennifer) Grider; grandchildren, Taylor (Ross) Eller and Nic Grider; several cousins. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3:30 pm on Monday, March 20, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. Funeral services for “R. L.” will follow at 3:30 pm on Monday at the North Chapel with Pastors Dustin Taylor and Robert Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to CHOICES, at 951 Eastgate Loop, Chattanooga, TN 37411 or Please share your thoughts and memories at Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

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  • Carol (Holtshouser) Grider wife
  • Kelli Whaley (Ric) daughter
  • Gary Grider (Jennifer) son
  • Taylor Eller (Ross) granddaughter
  • Nic Grider grandson
  • John Raymond and Lorene Grider parents (deceased)
  • Glenda K. Grider first wife (deceased)

  • Gary Grider Pallbearer
  • Nic Grider Pallbearer
  • Ric Whaley Pallbearer
  • Brent Knight Pallbearer
  • Earl Hooper Pallbearer
  • Ross Eller Pallbearer
  • Terry Corbin Honorary Pallbearer

  • CHOICES 951 Eastgate Loop, suite 1000, Chattanooga,, TN 37411

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Monday, March 20, 2023


Monday, March 20, 2023

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