Howard Edward Grider

  • Born: June 25, 1938
  • Died: April 26, 2020
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Wilson St Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory - Franklin Township Chapel

5950 E Thompson Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Tel. (317) 783-3653

Tribute & Message From The Family


Howard Edward Grider, age 81, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020.
Howard was born on June 25, 1938 to Ernest M. Grider and Mary Etta Simmons Grider in French Lick, IN. Howard was a 1956 graduate of Ben Davis High School where he lettered in Bowling. In March of 1957, he married the love of his life, Janet Jewell (Norwalt) Grider. Howard was employed for 34 years by Ford Motor Company in Indianapolis as an Inspector. In his younger years, Howard could be found at Speedway Bowl working as a pinsetter. He continued his love for bowling throughout his life.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Janet Grider; four sons, Scott Grider, Glen Grider (Tia), Bret Grider (Cindy) and Jeremiah Grider (Karen); one daughter, Rhonda Dilley (Russ); 15 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Kenneth and David Grider, and one daughter, Donna Bupp.
Due to the pandemic, funeral services will be private. The family plans to have a celebration of Howard's life after the restrictions have been lifted.
Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Franklin Township Chapel, has been entrusted with final arrangements.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Howard loved the salad at Olive Garden. Many happy memories of our Antique shopping together! Jan, Howard, Dave and me. Love the times we shared.❤

Posted by A friend   April 22, 2021

No kinder sweeter man. We will all miss your hugs! Charlie & Elaine Kinkead

Posted by Charlie & Elaine Kinkead - Indianapolis, IN - Friend   May 02, 2020

Brother Howard was a great guy. I have known Howard for over 35 years as a brother from Pleasant Lodge 134. He will be missed. My deepest sympathy to the family. Dan Earle

Posted by DANIEL EARLE - Indianapolis, IN - Friend   April 30, 2020

Until we meet again, save me a seat.
Love you, Janet Bartram

Posted by A friend   April 29, 2020


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