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
. Mr. Snyder worked for Southern Railways as a machinist for 37 years.
He was a member at Oakdale Baptist Church where she sang in the choir for 60 years.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Beck Snyder whom he was married to 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: The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the MultiMinistry Building of Oakdale Baptist Church.
Funeral Service: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Oakdale Baptist Church
Officiated By: The Rev. Richard Gross
Burial: Oakdale Baptist Church, following the service
Funeral Home: Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Snyder family
Memorials: May be made to Oakdale Baptist Church Choir, P.O. Box 233, Spencer, N.C. 28159
Online Condolences: www.summersettfuneralhome.com