Garland Francis Snyder

Male 1919 - 2015


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  • Born  22 May 1919  Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  14 Feb 2015  Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I38722  Virts
    Last Modified  21 Jul 2019 

    Father  James Alberton Snyder,   b. 1 Apr 1894, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1950, Ranson, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nona E. Virts,   b. 22 May 1900, Jefferson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1981, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F15428  Group Sheet

    Family  Janet Pearl Miley,   b. 8 Jul 1929, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 2009, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1949  Jefferson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    Last Modified  8 Feb 2014 
    Family ID  F15429  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Melvin T. Strider, Funeral Home, February 16, 2015

      Charles Town, W.Va. - Garland F. Dick Snyder, 95, of Charles Town, passed away Saturday, February 14, 2015.

      Born May 22, 1919, in Shenandoah Junction, he was the son of the late James Albertan and Nona Virts Snyder. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janet Pearl Snyder. Dick graduated from Charles Town High School and went on to graduate from Shepherd College. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1942, earning the American Theater Ribbon Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and becoming a Sgt.

      After serving, he worked for a short period of time at the quarry in Millville, W. Va., with several jobs to follow. Also, Dick and Janet owned and operated Jefferson Cleaner's of Charles Town, W. Va. Next, he began work for Victor Products in Ranson, W. Va., which then became known as Dixie-Narco Inc., where he was a National Service Manager. He truly loved his line of work, which allowed him to travel all over the world. In 1991, he retired and enjoyed spending time with his wife, Janet, and family. Dick had many interests throughout his lifetime, which included: buying and working on cars, flying planes, watching Civil War reenactments, attending air shows, fishing, and spending time outdoors gardening. He was a lifetime member of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town, W. Va., as well.

      Those left to cherish his memory include his sons, Richard B. Snyder of Centerville, Va. and Garland F. "Rick" Snyder Jr. and wife, Mary of Kearneysville, W. Va.; his daughters, Vicky Teresa Pinson and husband, Chuck of Harpers Ferry, W. Va. and Lisa J. Staubs, and husband Timmy of Harpers Ferry, W. Va.; his grandchildren, Kristin Ainsworth and boyfriend, AJ Mumaw, Olivia Staubs and boyfriend, Travis Turner, Garrett Staubs, and Catie Pinson; his great-grandchildren, Cayden Sorenson and Braylon Mumaw. Also surviving are his cousins, Joan Cross-Mercer and husband, Granville, Bobby Cross and wife, Sandy, Donald Cross and wife, Cathy, Mary Via, Vicki Quinn and Russell, Kim Mills, and husband Don,and Elayne Stader and husband, Bill; his nephews, John Deering and wife, Diane, Charles "CB" Deering and wife, Debbie, William "Billy" Deering and wife, Nancy, and numerous great-nieces and nephews.

      Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at the Asbury United Methodist Church, Charles Town, WV with the Rev. Duane Jensen officiating.

      Interment will be at the Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, WV

      Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

      Arrangements by Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town, WV

      Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430, Asbury United Methodist Church, 110 West North Street, Charles Town, WV 25414. or the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County, PO Box 147, Charles Town, WV 25414

      Please the online guestbook and view his obituary at www.mtstrider.com

  • Sources 
    1. [S1659] West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970.