James “Jimmy” Rider, of Oxford, passed away on March 24, 2018 after losing his battle with cancer. He was 49.
James is the son of Michael and Darlene Rider, of Oxford, and the brother to John Rider, of Ortonville, and Jylnelle (William) Fearson, of Lapeer, as well as his nephews.
Jimmy was known to many as a free-spirited individual who lived life by his own rules. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hiking trails and working on anything with wheels.
He was an exceptional artist and handyman. Jimmy was a kind soul that loved spending time with family and friends. Anytime there was work to be done or a project that needed to be completed, you would find him there ready to lend a helping hand. Jimmy will be missed by many. He definitely left his mark on this world and will never be forgotten.