Donald Dwight Kreider

Jun 17, 2014

Loving Husband, Father

MAGGIE VALLEY — Donald D. Kreider, 74, passed away June 15, 2014, at Mission Hospital. He was born in Seville, Ohio, July 8, 1939, to the late Harold and Neva Hewit Kreider. Don enjoyed volunteering with Meals on Wheels and at the Lake Junaluska Golf Course. He also loved gardening, working in his yard and taking his dog, Dublin, on golf cart runs through the neighborhood.

In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by one sister, Greta Roth.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 31 years, Lolly Kreider; two daughters, Christine Harris and Ellen Leverett; and six grandchildren, Lindsay, Lacey, Kelsey, Maggie, Manning and Carson.

A service to celebrate Don’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, at Peachtree United Methodist Church with the Rev. Martha Buff-Welch officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels at 157 Paragon Parkway, Suite 800, Clyde, NC 28721.

The family would like to offer a word of thanks to friends and family for all of their love and support.

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