Oliver O.D. Snyder

Oliver 'O.D.' Snyder

SALISBURY - Mr. Oliver "O.D." Snyder, 88, of Salisbury, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, at his residence.

Born Jan. 5, 1925, in Rowan County to the late Carrie Mae Poole Snyder and Lee D. Snyder, he was a graduate of North Rowan High School. Mr. Snyder served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked for Southern Railways as a machinist for 37 years.

He was a member at Oakdale Baptist Church where he sang in the choir for 60 years.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Beck Snyder, to whom he was married for 70 years; sons Arthur "Art" L. Snyder and wife Cheryl of Spotsylvania, Va.; Dean L. Snyder and wife Genie of Boiling Springs; and Steven "Steve" Roy Snyder and wife Linda of Morganton; seven grandchildren: Arthur "Artie" K. Snyder and wife Sherri of Goldvein, Va., Brian L. Snyder and wife Tiffanie of Mineral, Va., Bradley L. Snyder and wife Stephanie of Spotsylvania, Va., William D. Snyder of Rock Hill, S.C., Deana Snyder Lee and husband Michael of York, S.C., Andrew N. Snyder of Morganton and Amy Lynn Snyder of Morganton; and five great-grandchildren: Anna Snyder, Evan Snyder, Tyler Snyder, Nathan Snyder and James Lee.

Visitation/Service: A visitation will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday (March 17) in the Multi-Ministry Building of Oakdale Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Oakdale Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Richard Gross. Burial will follow at Oakdale Baptist Church.

Memorials: May be made to Oakdale Baptist Church Choir, P.O. Box 233, Spencer, NC 28159.

Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Snyder family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.

Published in Salisbury Post from Mar. 16 to Mar. 17, 2013