He enjoyed working on his home and building things and was a Steelers fan, an overall football fan, and a NASCAR fan. He also enjoyed golfing. He is survived by his wife, Jeana D. (Gray) Snyder; children, Heidi Caron, Earla Peifer, Crystal (Tom) Payne, and Keyla Kriete; grandchildren, James Peifer, Gabrielle Morgan, Abigail Loughner, Sebastian Wood, Ariyonna and Aaliyah Kriete, and Zendaya Crawford; a sister Nancy (Alan) Mullaert; also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. Interment with military honors will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to the family to help with final expenses. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.
Originally published October 15, 2016.