Keith Snyder, 86, of Wooster passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at Brookdale of Wooster.
He was born April 13, 1937 the son of William and Virginia Crossland Snyder and married Karen Brubaker, whom he met at Findlay College where he earned his bachelor’s degree. She preceded him in death in 2019.
Keith worked as a minister for 42 years. He began his career at Ney and Union Chapels for 10 years and then served at First Church of God in Wooster for 32 years.
He enjoyed walking, singing and whistling. His son, daughter and grandchildren were the most important things in his life and he always made sure to attend all of their activities and he always enjoyed his regular phone calls with his brother Gary. Keith had a gentle spirit and a great sense of humor. He was a people person and always enjoyed connecting with others.
He is survived by his children Khristy (John) Berlin and Kelly (Rachelle Bardall) Snyder both of Wooster; grandchildren Brock, Bailey, Kaci, Josi and Luke; and a brother Gary (Jeanie) Snyder.
In addition to his wife of 63 years Karen, he is preceded in death by his parents and sister Nancy Williams.
Private services were held by the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare 1900 Akron Rd. Wooster, Ohio 44691 or to Brookdale Assisted Living’s Memory Care Unit 1615 Cleveland Rd. Wooster, Ohio 44691.
Keith’s family would like to give a special thanks to Lana Kelly, Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare and The Brookdale Memory Care Unit for all of the love and care they provided for Keith.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com