MIFFLINTOWN -Robert Kreider Sr., 66, of Mifflintown, died at 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at his home.
Born on June 24, 1947, in Fermanagh Township, Juniata County, he was a son of the late Jennie (Kreider) Holley.
He is survived by: his children, Robert Kreider Jr. and his wife, Karen, of Port Royal, Richard Kreider, of Mifflintown, Shawn Kreider and his wife, Mary, of McAlisterville, and Diane Kreider, of Richfield; two brothers, Joseph Holley, of McAlisterville, and Pharus Holley, of Thompsontown; and four grandchildren, Andrew Kreider, Brittany Kreider, Cade Kreider and Maci Kreider.
Preceding him in death were three siblings, Nancy L. Weiand, Harry Holley Jr. and Gloria Jean Wentling.
Farming was a lifelong love for Robert, as was fishing. His grandchildren were his reason to live.
Robert was a tenant farmer most of his life and also worked for Valley Proteins Inc., Mifflintown.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Oakland Mills Evangelical Methodist Church, with the Rev. Franklin E. Trego officiating.
There will be no viewing. Family will be present to receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, at the church.
For those who wish, memorial donations may be made in Mr. Kreider's memory to the Oakland Mills Evangelical Methodist Church, 148 Leonard Road, Oakland Mills, PA 17076.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville.
For online tributes and condolences, please visit www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.