Obituaries

Raymond E. "Ray" Snyder

Nov 3, 2019
Snyder, Ray news

Services

1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel     

Visitation

    4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel

Cemetery

     Garden of Memories Cemetery where military rites will be accorded 

Memorials

May be directed to the family

Biography

Raymond E. “Ray” Snyder, 81, of Waterloo, died on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Pinnacle Specialty Care in Cedar Falls. 

He was born on May 23, 1938 in Cedar Falls, the son Robert and Gladys (Kelley) Snyder.

He attended East High School. 

Ray served in the United States Marines, from September 1, 1956 until his honorable discharge on September 1, 1959.

Ray married Virginia Eygabroad on July 18, 1964; they later divorced. She died May 13, 2016.  He worked in assembly for John Deere and was a member of the local UAW. 
 
Ray loved to travel with family and his grandchildren, often visiting caves. He loved playing goofy golf, watching sports - especially the Green Bay Packers and Iowa Hawkeyes, and wrestling. Ray had a passion for playing cards. He always looked forward to playing horseshoes on the 4th of July. 

Survived by two daughters, Kimberly (Dion) Johnson of Waterloo and Ann (Robert) Stewart of Evansdale; two sons, Mark (Barbara) Snyder of Virginia and Bruce Snyder of Ohio; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Sandy and Judy; and two brothers, David and Spencer.

Preceded in death by his parents and ex-wife.

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