SNYDER, William J. Snyder, died July 30, 2011 at Odyssey Hospice in Decatur, GA. Born June 9, 1926 to William & Mary J. Snyder. He attended school in Arnold, New Kensington and Duquesne University, Served in U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division from October 1944 to November 1946, was a member of Post 5257 VFW in Stone Mountain, employed by P.P.G. Industries for 37 years retiring in July 1991 and was a member of Corpus Christi Church in Stone Mountain. He is preceded in death by his parents, William & Mary Snyder, brother, Edward Snyder and grandson, Tommy Snyder. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Regina, children, Sandra Randy Taylor, Alexandria, VA; William Joan Snyder, Wauwatosa, WI; Thomas Wanda Snyder, Grayson, GA; Mary Michael Prentice, Colorado Springs, CO; Patrick De Ann Snyder, Grayson, GA; Timothy Snyder, Marietta, GA; seven grandchildren, one great granddaughter, Sisters, Anne McDade and Rosemary Snyder, New Kensington, PA; several cousins, three nephews and a niece all of PA. Funeral Services will be held Thursday August 4, 2011 at 11:00 am at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Private Burial Services. The family will receive friends Wednesday August 3rd from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in his name to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 3715 Northside Parkway Building 400 Atlanta, GA 30327 Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel 770-469-9811

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  1. From the first time I met Bill, he made me feel like one of his own family. His kindness, care, generosity and love for all of his family members will be sorely missed, but never forgotten.

  2. We are both saddened to hear of your dad’s final passing. We know these last few years have been a struggle for him, and not easy for your family. May your joyful memories bring you peace in the coming months.

  3. The Snyder family was like my second family. I have many wonderful memories of being at your home, and I will always remember your warm smile and kind ways.

  4. To my Loving and giving father who was always never said goodbye so nor shall I therfore as you always said we shall see you laterI just never knew you meant Heaven right again.Love is forever eternal dad.

  5. Pap made the best ham and eggs on the planet and played a heck of a card game. He’d never let you leave the table unhappy and always made sure you were a winner, even if you lost all your money after a few quick hands.

    Deuces wild.

    Love and miss you, Pap.

  6. Pat and family, so sorry to hear of your loss but hopeful that many good memories and support of family and friends will help take you through this time.

  7. Pat & Family, Please accept my condolences on the loss of your father. May God bless you. I’ll keep you and your family in my prayers.

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