Luther Ray Gryder, 88, of Aurora passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 in the Aurora Nursing Center.

​            He was born to Edgar and Betty Tabb Gryder on April 25, 1931 in Eros, LA.

           Survivors include one son, Leland Gryder and wife, LaTricia of Monett, MO.; one daughter, Linda Staton of Aurora, MO.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Frances; one daughter, Brenda Gryder; four brothers, Maurice, Milton, Marvin and Elbert Gryder; and two sisters, Lillian Howard and Dell Littleton,

            Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 8 at 10:00 a.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will follow in McConnell Cemetery near Nixa.

​            Visitation will be held Friday from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home.

Peterson Funeral Chapel