Official Obituary of

Robert (Bob) Savage Ride

May 5, 1933 ~ September 3, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Robert (Bob) Ride Obituary

Mr. Robert (Bob) Savage Ride, age 90, born on May 5, 1933, passed away from dementia on September 3, 2023.  He was a loving spouse, caring father, and a very proud grandfather.  Arriving in the early 1980’s, Bob was one of the first agents to sell real estate at Lake Oconee. In 1988 he and his family moved to the lake fulltime and shortly after he started his own company. (Bob Ride Realty) He was a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Club and won numerous real estate awards. Bob enjoyed helping his clients find that special property on the lake to call their home.  His love for real estate allowed him to work well into his 80’s.  

Bob is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Kristen and Niel Loeb, as well as his son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Judy Ride.  Grandchildren:  Tyler Loeb (Taylor), Taylor and Katy Ride, Emily Loeb, Allison and Clint Rainey, and Brian Franklin, along with one great grandchild, Kloey Franklin.  He is also survived by his sister, Carol Ride Fick, brother-in-law, Bill McNamee, and several nieces/nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Laura Ann Friberg Ride, his parents, Ray and Doris Ride, his sister, Ruth Ride McNamee, his brother-in-law, John Edward Fick, his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jane Friberg Lincoln and Dr. Robert Lincoln.

No service will be held at this time.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the following:
Alzheimer’s Association (
Audubon Society (

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