Floyd A. Snyder|
November 10, 1929 - July 21, 2013
SALEM - Floyd Snyder, age 83, departed on his final fishing trip early Sunday morning leaving behind his wife of 60 years, Janet Snyder.
Corkey, as he was known to family and friends, was born November 10, 1929 to Amos F. and Nellie (Hartman) Snyder. The years 1948-1952 found Floyd proudly serving the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Janet Eileen Seidl on October 25, 1952.
He spent 37 years working throughout Oregon in branch management, rising to a position of Vice President of U.S. National Bank of Oregon (now U.S. Bank).
Floyd's blessings and greatest accomplishments include full family gatherings; water sports and camping with his wife and children at a young age; managing bank branches in small communities; attending University of Washington at 45-47 years of age; his children becoming educated, career-oriented, and family-oriented adults.
He was fortunate to enjoy a variety of worldly travels and cultural experiences with his loving and devoted wife, while also actively exploring his passions near home by participating in clubs and charitable activities, flying aircraft, fishing and golfing.
Floyd's service included former member and president of Lions Club, Kiwanis, Chamber of Commerce and Toastmasters, former member of Rotary International, Astoria Airport Commission, North Salem Development Assn., YMCA Big Brother Program, Lions Student Exchange Program, teacher for American Institute of Banking at Clatsop Community College, former member Knights of Columbus, parish member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Salem.
Survived by sibling sister, Doral Lou (Lawrence) Wheeler; daughters Christine (John) Murtha of Henderson, NV, Nancy Snyder of Emmett, ID, and son John Snyder of Salem, OR. Grandchildren: Geoffrey Snyder, Jennifer (Troy) McGowan, James Murtha, Kathryn Murtha, & Erin Murtha. Great-grandchildren: Shawn Snyder, Cameron Snyder-Beck, & Lili McGowan; many nieces, nephews, and cousins, including special niece Patty (John) Weakland of Aurora, CO, and grand-nephew Bryan Weakland of Denver, CO and Jersey City, NJ. Preceded in death by parents Amos F. And Nellie (Hartman) Snyder.
Funeral services will take place at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Salem on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, it was Mr. Snyder's wish that donations be made in his name to Gentiva Hospice or Queen of Peace School. Arrangements by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.
Published in StatesmanJournal on July 25, 2013