<strong>Beckley<\/strong>-Harold C. Ryder, 91, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. He was born Sept. 18, 1927, in Bartow, WV.\r\n\r\nHarold graduated from Green Bank High School. After serving in the Army he graduated from Concord College where he played football, basketball and received his Bachelor\u2019s Degree in Education. He received his Master\u2019s Degree in Administration from West Virginia University.\r\n\r\nMr. Ryder was a resident of Greenbrier County for 68 years. He was an administrator and teacher for 37 years in the Greenbrier County School System. Mr. Ryder also coached high school football and basketball in Rupert and Lewisburg.\u00a0 Harold belonged to the Lewisburg Lions and Richlands Ruritan Clubs, WV Farm Bureau, NEA, and WVEA.\u00a0 He was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church of Lewisburg.\r\n\r\nHarold was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Nancy Hern Ryder; parents, Stewart and Verlie Ryder; granddaughter, Ruth Allen; son-in-law, Dallas McGinnis; sister, Marguerite Miles; brothers, Richard, Leon and Charles Ryder; brothers-in-law, Chris Keine and Todd Stone; and sister-in-law, June Ryder.\r\n\r\nHe is survived by daughter, Debra Allen and husband Darrell; daughter, Rebecca McGinnis; grandchildren, Erin McGinnis, Seth, David, Andrew, Michael and Katherine Allen; sisters, Carolyn Kiene and Kathleen Stone; sister-in-law, Marlene Ryder; and nieces, nephews and cousins.\r\n\r\nA visitation will be held Sunday, Dec. 1, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Calvary United Methodist Church of Lewisburg. The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. in the church with burial following in the church cemetery. Reverend Emory Hanna will officiate.\r\n\r\nWallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.\r\n\r\nPlease send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.