The funeral was held on 15th February 2010, for the late David Ryder who died 24th January aged 70 years. David was born on 23rd March 1939 at Sandbach Heath to Harold Ryder (1899-1942) and Molly Ryder (1901-1966), the younger of two children having an older sister the late Margaret May. He lived first in Ascol Drive, Plumley before moving to Townshend Road, Lostock Gralam in 1953 then School Road in about 1980. For the last twelve years or so he had been resident at Avandale Lodge Care Home. He was a plumber working in and around Knutsford; he never married. In his younger years he was a keen and accomplished long distance cyclist and had a life long passion for the Daily Telegraph crossword, which usually took him ten minutes or so to complete. David was laid to rest in the churchyard of St John the Evangelist, the Parish Church of his native Lostock Gralam. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.