Melvin Patrick Crider

November 16, 2022
Melvin Patrick Crider Melvin Patrick Crider

Melvin Patrick Crider of Cadet was born on April 27, 1956, in Chicago, Illinois, a son of the late Charles Edwin and Magdalene (Blanton) Crider. Melvin passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, having reached the age of 66.

Those who remain to cherish his memory include his children, Michael Crider (wife, Angela), Randy Crider, Matthew Crider, Joseph Crider, Bobbi Sue Barton (husband, Kevin); grandchildren, Jamie Crider, Brianna Crider, Dustin Crider, Logan Crider, Isaiah Barton, Landyn Barton, Kevin Barton; great grandchildren, Robert Wideman, Timothy Langan; siblings, Kenny Crider (wife Darlene), Kevin Crider (wife, Charlotte), Becky Kelly, Mike Crider (wife, Mindy), Rick Crider (wife, Violet). Melvin is also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

In addition to his parents, Melvin was preceded in death by his daughter, Jennifer Crider; siblings, Eddie Crider, Sharon Peters, and Art Crider.

Melvin would help anybody who needed it and would give you the shirt off of his back. He was very kind and slow to anger. He pastored in the Pentecostal faith for nearly 30 years. He enjoyed preaching at the local nursing homes and playing music, especially his Martin guitar.

Visitation was Friday, November 11th2 from 11 a.m. to the time of his funeral service at 1 p.m. at DeClue Funeral Home. Bro. Kevin Crider officiated his service. Interment and final prayers were held at Sunset Hill Cemetery in Potosi.

DeClue Funeral Home was honored to have served the family of Mr. Melvin Crider.