He worked as a union laborer for Local #1112 in Muncie for over twenty years. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing and NASCAR.
Survivors include his mother, Jacqueline Hines of Muncie, his wife, Peggy S. (Hutcherson) Grider of Hymera, with whom he renewed his marriage vows, Oct. 13, 2012; a daughter, Crystal Grider of Hymera; a son, Gregory Bruce (Amanda Snodgrass) Grider, Jr. of Muncie; a brother, Tony R. (Lisa) Hines of Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren, Seth, Draven, Jada, and Gregory III; and he was expecting his fifth grandchild in November.
He was preceded in death by his father; a daughter, Jennifer Lynn Grider; a sister, Robin E. Clemons; and his grandfather and grandmother, Jack and Virginia Hines.
Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton is in charge of arrangements. There will be no funeral service or visitation.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.