Garry Lee Snyder 64 of Decatur died Saturday January 14, 2017 in Hickory Point Christian Village.
Funeral service to celebrate Garry’s life will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 20, 2017 at South Shores Christian
Church (230 Bristol Drive, Decatur, Illinois 62521). Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, January 19, 2017
also at the church. Burial will be in Boiling Springs Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Garry Lee Snyder
Memorial Fund, C/O Staley Credit Union (3330 N. Woodford Decatur, Illinois 62526) or to the South Shores
Christian Church. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements
Garry was born in January of 1952 in Decatur the son of William F. and Ruby I. Snyder. He graduated from
Lakeview High School in 1971. He was an avid bowler, loved to gamble at the riverboats, and a St. Louis
Cardinals Fan. He worked for and retired from Firestone Tire and Rubber Company for twenty-eight and half
years and was a member of the Local Union 721. Garry married Patty Thompson in June of 1971 and she
preceded him in death in April of 2010.
Surviving are his children: Tanya (Bruce) Haubner, Shannan Snyder, Tiffany Snyder; grandchildren, Colton,
Makaela and Blake Haubner, Hayley and Kaylin Snyder, Brianna Michael Lewis; great grandson, Jamylen
Simmons; brothers, Daniel (Janet) Snyder, Tim Snyder, Ron (Kristi) Snyder; sisters, Christine Binkley, Helen
(David) Gogolin, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and a daughter, Rebecca Snyder.
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