Funeral services for Wayne Rieger, 86, Dora, Missouri will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 10, 2014, at Ball Church of Christ, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Rieger died at 6:10 p.m., Thursday, November 6, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born March 11, 1928, at Dora, Missouri, to Joseph Daniel Rieger and Bessie May Sanders Rieger. On June 3, 1947, he was married at Mountain Home, Arkansas to Dolly Smith. Before his retirement, he was a lead man at DRS, formerly known as Southwest Truck Body. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and sharing a good story. Mr. Rieger was a member of the Church of Christ and attended Ball Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Dolly Rieger, of the family home; three children, Ron Rieger, wife, Anita, Dora, Missouri, Carol Pettit, husband, Steve, Pottersville, Missouri and Judy Collins, husband, Tony, Dora, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Cherri Kelley, husband, Scott, Dora, Missouri, Craig Pettit, wife, Sheri, Dora, Missouri, Darrick Pettit, Pottersville, Missouri, David Rieger, wife, Caroline, Little Rock, Arkansas, Lindsey Olmsted, husband, Travis, Dora, Missouri, Daniel Rieger, wife, Taylor, Dora, Missouri, Katie Huddleston, husband, Jason, Wesley Chapel, Florida and Coy Collins, West Plains, Missouri; six great-grandchildren, Monica Kelley, Abby Kelley, Jonathon Pettit, Zyler Collins, Barrett Rieger and Landon Olmsted.
His parents precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m., Monday, prior to the service at the Ball Church of Christ. Burial will be in the Ball Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ball Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.