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Donald SnyderDonald E. Snyder, 88, of Richmond, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 29.
Donald was born on May 27, 1927 in Toledo, Ohio to Carl and Mabel Smith Snyder. He lived in Wayne County most of his life and worked 30 years at Avco. He retired from Cadillac Gauge in Greenville, Ohio.
Donald will be missed by his wife of 67 years, Bernice Hammontree Snyder; his daughters, Karen Hamilton and her husband, Keith; and Karla Savage; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one brother, James Snyder and his wife, Ann.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents, son-in-law, Randy Savage; and four brothers, Berthel, Thurman, Albert and Edward Snyder.
Donald will be remembered in a funeral ceremony at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Family & friends may gather for visitation from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1, at the funeral home.
Dear Aunt Bernice, Karen, and Karla, I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Don's passing, but so very thankful that I've known him my whole life. He always had a smile on his face and an endless supply of jokes. Those Snyder boys were really something and I've always been very proud to have been a part of this family. I live in Williamsburg, Virginia and will not be able to attend the service, but I will be sending good thoughts and prayers your way. I love you all.
Alberta (Snyder) Prather Sep 1 2015 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear about Don I met him at the hospital as I volunteered there I live wheeling him up and down from rehab on Tuesdays he brought such joy to me and Don and his wife are two of the nicest people your family will be in my prayers as I work today I will b missing him so much you are in my thoughts and prayers God Bless
Cindy baker Sep 1 2015 12:00 AM
Berniece, Karen & Karla -- So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Vickey Allen Sep 1 2015 12:00 AM
I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.
DORIS L. (RIDENOUR) ARMSTRONG Aug 31 2015 12:00 AM
Karen and family, We are sorry for your loss, you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
James Austin Aug 31 2015 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family now and in the days ahead.
Love and hugs to you.
Liz Craig Aug 31 2015 12:00 AM
Don was such a great encourager to me in rehab and motivated me to work harder and go further. He had such a good sense of humor, rehab fun , remembering good times in Economy and a great outlook on life. Because of the humid weather we can't come. I know you understand . Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you feel the comfort of God's arms around you Bernice.
Ed & Beverly Aug 31 2015 12:00 AM
Dear Bernice, Karen, and Karla, Ron and I are so sorry to hear about Don. He was always so good to me & I feel blessed to have known him. I will always remember his beaming smile. The world would certainly be a better place with more good guys like him...
May God be with all of you always, but especially now.
Phyllis and Ron Ward
Phyllis Ward Aug 31 2015 12:00 AM
GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Susan Forman.
I'm so sorry to hear of Don' s passing. I always enjoyed the time and acceptance offered by him and all of your family. You are all in my thoughts. Lovingly, Susan Forman
J Susann Forman Aug 31 2015 12:00 AM
THE COLOR OF MEMORIESTABLE ARRANGEMENT was sent by Rob Hamilton.
He will be greatly missed but always remembered. My warmest condolences.
Rob Hamilton Aug 30 2015 12:00 AM