2011-11-24 / Obituaries

Carl R. Snyder

McConnellsburg, 62

Carl Randall Snyder, 62, McConnellsburg, and formerly of Shade Gap, died at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, November 17, 2011, at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona.

Born January 29, 1949, in Oaklawn, Ill., he was the son of Carl K. Snyder and Cleone (Nelson) Snyder. His father is deceased and his mother survives of Orbisonia.

He was preceded in death by a son.

A veteran of the Vietnam War, he served 10 years in the U.S. Air Force and two years in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the American Legion, Fort Loudon and VFW, McConnellsburg.

Last employed by B and B Electric, Shade Gap, he previously worked at JLG Industries, McConnellsburg, and Grove Worldwide Industries, Shady Grove.

He loved baseball and football and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was of the Methodist faith.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family, with interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shade Gap.

Arrangements are by the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia.

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