The Rev. Robert T. Ridener, 84, of Parma, died Tuesday, Oct.
1, 1991, at the Nampa hospital. Funeral services will
be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Nampa First
Assembly of God, 304 16th Ave. N., Nampa. The Rev.
Duane Paher, pastor of the church will officiate.
Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
The Rev. Ridener was born Dec. 21,
1906, at Williamsburg, Ky. At a young age he moved
with his family to Collinsville, Okla., where he was reared
and educated. He entered the ministry in 1926 at
Amarillo, Texas, with the Assemblies of God. On Nov.
27, 1930, he married Florence Knox at Wheeler, Texas.
He was an evangelist in his early years and later pastored
in the Southwest and the Northwest. In 1948 he came to
Nampa, retiring in 1979 and moving to Parma where he had
Survivors include his
wife, Florence of Parma; two sons, Bob R. Ridener and his
wife, Judith, of Sandusky, Ohio, and Donald B. Ridener and
his wife, Laurel, of Payette; a daughter, Jo R. Tidd of
Boise; a sister, Almeda Benson of Kingsley, Texas; 12
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces