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Richard L. Snyder

May 3, 1938 ~ October 29, 2020 (age 82)

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Richard L. Snyder, age 82, of Waterloo passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at his rural Waterloo home.

He was born on May 3, 1938 in Concord Township, DeKalb County to Henry and Wilma (Gafkin) Snyder. 

Mr. Snyder honorably served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. 

He married Beverly Richardson on November 27, 1965 in Auburn.  She resides in Waterloo. 

Mr. Snyder worked for Vulcraft in St. Joe for many years.  He also worked drove for American Van Lines for 5 years retiring 2000.  He was a member or the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Kendallville.

Survivors include: 

His wife; Beverly Snyder of Waterloo.

Son; Larry “Joe” Snyder of Waterloo.

Son; Lynn Snyder of Missouri.

Son and daughter-in-law; Kelly and Stephanie Snyder of Hudson.

Son and daughter-in-law; Craig and Barbara Snyder of Fort Wayne.

Son and daughter-in-law; Brian and Nancy Snyder of Bryan, Ohio.

Daughter and son-in-law; Alicia and William “Bill” Koch of Auburn.

20 plus grandchildren, 20 plus great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.

Brother and sister-in-law; Rex and Mary Lu Snyder of St. Joe.

Brother; Van Snyder of Fort Wayne.

He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers.

A memorial service will be held electronically via Zoom at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 7, 2020.  Please reach out to the family or elders of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Kendallville for details. 

Memorial donations may be given to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, 106 Miller Road, Kendallville, Indiana 46755.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.

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