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RIDER, Wyatt (Ade) Gilbert

March 29, 1960 – Calgary, Alberta
March 13, 2019 – Morley, Alberta

Wyatt was called home by our Creator on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the age of 58 years.

Wyatt was born at the General Hospital in Calgary and raised in Morley, AB. He received his education at Morley and Spring Bank Schools. He was employed as a driver with Stoney Tribal Administration (purchasing dept.). He also worked security for the Bearspaw Band. Wyatt was raised to believe in the traditional cultural ways. Wyatt enjoyed playing field hockey, hunting, volley ball, and mechanical work on vehicles. In his younger years Wyatt played the drums and was in a band with his cousins, they called themselves “Thunder Bay Rollers”. Wyatt was a quiet, humble and loving person. He would greet, joke and laugh with anyone that he met.

Wyatt leaves behind his loving children Jan (Dennis Jr.), Kelly (Shane), Sammy, and Tara; 6 grandchildren; mother Violet Rider; sister Vivian Rider; brothers Terry (Margaret) Rider Sr., and Warrick Rider; sisters-in-law Jenard Ear, Natisha Ear, Charlene Stevens, and Melrose Poucette; special adopted son Ryan; special nieces Melissa Rider, April Rollinmud, and Chasidy Ear; special nephew Leroy Stevens; as well as numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. We apologize if we have missed anyone.

Wyatt was predeceased by his loving wife Loretta N. Rider; father Kenneth Ebenezer; brother Warren (Joe) Rider; grandparents Sally Crawler, and Joe Ebenezer; materal grandparents Isaiah Rider and Sara Ear; father and mother-in-law Sam and Annie Ear.

Wake Services will be held at the residence of Wyatt Rider (Morley, AB) on Saturday, March 16, 2019 and Sunday, March 17, 2019. Funeral Services will be held at Bearspaw Youth Center (Morley, AB) on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Bearspaw Cemetery (Morley, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Wyatt Rider, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE, AB, T4C 2E2, Telephone: 403-932-4740.

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