WOOSTER – Richard B.J. Snyder went to be with the Lord and his mother on Thursday, July 23, 2009. He was a believer in Jesus, a devoted husband, and loving father and grandfather.
The family will receive friends and family on Sunday, July 26, 2009 from 4-8:00 P.M. at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.
A funeral service will be held Monday, July 27, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. at the Grace Brethren Church, 4599 Burbank Road, with the Rev. Robert Fetterhoff officiating. Burial will follow in the Mohican Church Cemetery.
Rick was born December 9, 1949 in Wooster to Robert and the late Jane Woodward Snyder and married Diana Bowman on June 18, 1977.
Smiley will be unbelievably missed by his family and multitudes of friends. He positively influenced the lives of everyone who knew him.
Rick served in the Ohio National Guard and was involved in 4-H throughout most of his life.
Rick was a life-long hard worker and served for fifteen years on the Wayne Co. Fair Board remaining active with many aspects of the fair. He was employed by Wayne County in the Building and Grounds Department. He was a special blessing and a truly unforgettable person. His radiant smile and encouraging words will live on forever in the hearts of his loved ones.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Diana, are children Molly (Andrew) Farley and Rebecca (Dan) Fagert; grandchildren Jillian Farley and Natalie Fagert; brothers Jim (Dottie) Snyder and Terry (Judy) Snyder and his father Robert Snyder all of Wooster.
He was preceded in death by his mother Jane Snyder.
Let us remember that Rick would want us to Keep smiling.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Asias Hope (to assist in establishing Christian Orphanages in South East Asia), c/o Grace Brethren Church, 4599 Burbank Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Asias Hope, c/o Grace Brethren Church, 4599 Burbank Road, Wooster, OH 44691
Monday, July 27, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. at the Grace Brethren Church
Sunday, July 26, 2009 from 4-8:00 P.M. at the funeral home