Gary C. Snyder, 73, of Montoursville, was carried home by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.
He was born Aug. 2, 1941, in Lewistown, the son of Charles E. and Pauline Hood Snyder.
Gary graduated from Lewistown High School and then from Penn State University, with a bachelor's in engineering. He retired as an engineer from Thermal Product Solutions. Gary was a member of the Community Baptist Church, where he had been a past deacon. He enjoyed fly fishing, kayaking, the outdoors and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Gary is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Barbara A. Innis; three sons, Gary C. of Ronks, Daniel S., of Lititz and Todd A. (Marcey), of Bloomsburg; two sisters, Diane and Cathy Snyder, both of Lewistown; five grandchildren, Logan, Dillon, Bethany, Sarah, and Gabriel Snyder; three nieces; and three nephews.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Community Baptist Church, 1853 Route 87 Highway, Montoursville, with Elder Jim Larkin officiating. A luncheon will follow the service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Friends will be received Friday in the church from 10 to 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either the Deacon's Fund at Community Baptist Church or to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements are by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.