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Donald R. Snyder

December 21, 1928 - May 8, 2017

Donald R. Snyder, 88 passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Pathways Center at the Springfield Masonic Home in Springfield, Ohio following a lengthy illness.

He was born in Wellsville, Ohio on December 21, 1928 a son to the late Roy W. and Grace E. (Ferguson) Snyder. Donald retired as a Master Sargent from the United States Air Force, then went on to work as a Real Estate agent for Corner Real Estate for 7 years. He was a Deacon and Elder of Campground Community Church, a member of the Air Force Sargent Association, the East Liverpool Coin Club and the Wellsville Masonic Lodge No. 180.

He is survived by two sons: Donald W. Snyder and his wife Deborah of Tipp City, OH and David W. Snyder and his wife Cammy of Fairborn, OH; a daughter: Kerry L. Thomas and her husband Kim of Tipp City, OH; two brothers: Claude A. Snyder of Vandalia, OH and Clarence L. Snyder of Castleberry, FL; a sister: Patricia Allison of East Liverpool, OH; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by his wife Ella M. (Brown) Snyder whom he married January 5, 1951; five brothers: Roy E. Snyder, George A. Snyder, Robert L. Snyder, Norman C. Snyder and Thomas W. Snyder.

Services will be held at the Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 1 PM with Rev. Tom Adkins of Campground Community Church officiating. Burial will take place in Spring Hill Cemetery where the Tri-State Burial Group will accord full military honors.

Family will be present to receive friends at the Wellsville funeral home on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 11 AM up until the time of the service at 1 PM. Donation may be made in Donald’s name to the American Cancer Society and Veterans Services.

Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online at or by visiting the funeral homes Facebook page.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017


Spring Hill Cemetery

Wellsville, Ohio 43968

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