BARTONVILLE - Guy Alden Snyder, 75, of Bartonville passed away at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at his residence, surrounded by his family.
Guy was born July 18, 1938, in Peoria, the son of Charles H. and Helen Lynn Palmer Snyder. He married Janet Seibold on July 2, 1960, in Peoria.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years; four daughters, Jodi (David) Ezell of St. Louis, Gayle Paladino of New Milford, Conn., Joann (Vince) Nannini of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., and Geri (Mark) Aftanski of Woodstock, Ill.; nine grandchildren, Nancy, Nicole, Trisa, Nathaniel, Colton, Reno, Madison, Caroline and Alyssa; and one sister, Leedra Ade of Motley, Minn.
Guy was preceded in death by his parents; one infant son, Gary; one infant grandson, Guy Michael Ezell; and two brothers, Arl Snyder and Garold Snyder.
He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Bartonville.
Guy was a lifetime member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and founder of his local chapter 563. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 35 in Glasford, the NRA and the Civil War Preservation Society.
He enjoyed numerous hobbies: photography; airplanes; visiting Civil War battlefields; and NASCAR; but most of all, spending time with his grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Deacon Louis Tomlianovich will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today, June 20, 2014, at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel and 30 minutes prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to the Bartonville Rescue Squad or St. Anthony Catholic Church.
To view Guy's memorial page or leave an online condolence, please go to davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com.