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Terry L. Snider, 87, of Commerce, Michigan, formerly of Fairmont, passed away early Monday morning, April 17, 2017.
He was born Feb. 9, 1930, in Fairmont, son of the late Lutzie C. and Rena Marie Miller Snider.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Glenna May Whitecotton Snider, in 1976.
Mr. Snider was a graduate of East Fairmont High School.
Early in life he attended Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War in 1951 and later served in the National Guard in Marion County. Mr. Snider worked as an automobile mechanic in Fairmont with Tarlton Motors, Fairmont Avenue and Third Street, with more than 25 years of service.
He enjoyed fishing trips, being an active beekeeper, working with his garden and flowers, and very much enjoyed all family activities.
Terry was a great story teller as many people enjoyed listening to his tales.
Survivors include a son, Arnold Jackson "Buck" and his wife Christine Snider of Commerce, Michigan; three daughters, Terry Maylene Snider Gorman and her husband Louis "Steve" of Grant Town, Debra Gaye Snider Rowan and her husband John of Fairview, and Cathy Marie Snider Piercy and her husband Charles "Chuck" of Philippi; a sister, Lois Lavern Snider Collins of Florida; a sister-in-law, Lynnette Snider of Waterford, Michigan; a niece, Sheila Snider Radcliff and her husband Jack of Mannington; 16 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three sons, Ikey Lindsey Snider, Dana Alexander Snider and Ted Lee Snider; two brothers, Gale Leo Snider and Glen Russell Snider; and two nephews, Gale Eugene Snider and Allen "Dean" Snider.
Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. until noon Tuesday at Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with Pastor Bill Rager officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont.
Published on April 23, 2017
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