Robbie Lee Neider
1953 ~ 2015
Robbie Lee Neider, our beloved son, husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend left this frail existence suddenly on November 12, 2015, following a surgical procedure. How can words express what this man has meant to us, and how he lovingly impacted each of our lives! Robb was a very spiritual man who loved deeply and unconditionally. He did all he could for the people he loved, and always wanted everyone to know he loved them and wanted them to be happy. He gave us hope, and made us stronger and better people because we knew him. His echoing laughter and sense of humor will never be forgotten.
Robb was born in Pocatello, Idaho on December 10, 1953 to Verl Neider and Ruth Clark. Robb has two brothers Deven, and Kory, who love him dearly. He grew up in Pocatello and Salt Lake City. He went to Tyhee (Pocatello) and Granger Elementary, Westlake Jr. High, and Granger and Highland High (Pocatello). Robb was a member of the LDS Church. Robb loved his youth and clung closely to his friends throughout his life. Robb had a deep love for music and sports. He played guitar and bass. The Beatles and Beach Boys played a significant role for his passion in life. His record collection was legendary. He played baseball in his youth and developed a great love for the game of golf at age 14. Robb and his father loved golfing together and much of their enjoyment in life and close relationship was centered around the game. Robb and his father were members of Willow Creek Country Club. Robb was very close to his mother and they were dear friends especially in the more recent years.
Robb’s strong work ethic was apparent throughout his professional life. He worked at Smith’s Food & Drug for several years as an assistant manager. The highlight of his career was working with his father and brother Kory at Neider Sales—a factory rep. organization. It was a platform for him to display his deep love and concern for others through service. He was well respected and played a major role in introducing and training deli departments on the flagship chicken program for BKI fryers, rotisseries, and hot cases, in all of the major supermarkets in the Salt Lake Valley. He had an innate ability to fix about anything. More recently he worked for Sniders Brothers Meat, merchandising product in stores.
Robb married Robin Daybell in 1970 and they had a lovely daughter Andrea. The marriage eventually ended in divorce.
Robb married Karma Murdock in 1980. They were blessed with a beautiful daughter Chelsea, of whom he was very proud and loved dearly. Although they divorced in 2001, they remained close friends throughout the years.
Robb more recently married Diann Capel, and found great joy in their lives together. We thank her for her devotion to him and for the meaningful impact she had upon his life. Robb loved spending time with Diann’s children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Verl Neider whom he loved dearly, and his daughter, Andi Olsen.
He is survived by his wife, Diann Neider; his mother, Ruth Clark; daughter, Chelsea Neider; and his brothers, Deven (Vickie) and Kory (Margo) and their families. Robb was very proud of his Neider heritage. He will be dearly missed by extended family members as well as cherished life-long friends.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday November 18, 2015 in the Lake Ridge 3 rd Ward, 3151 S. 7700 W. Viewings will be held Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at Peel Funeral Home, 8525 W. 2700 S., and Wednesday 10-10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment: Larkin Sunset Gardens. Online Condolences: www.peelfuneralhome.com