Marlin "Marv" Snyder Sr.
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Marlin "Marv" Maurice Snyder Sr., 72, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at 4:05 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center.
Marv was born May 18, 1941, in Edwardsville, Ill., the son of the late Fred and Daisy Ellen Kious Snyder. He married Darlene Kunze on Jan. 8, 1960, in Livingston, Ill.; she survives.
He attended Edwardsville schools and was employed by Pillsbury Mills for 25 years. Prior to that he worked in the coal mines and drove a truck. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing and bowling.
He is survived by five sons: Junior, Mark Sr., Donny, Joey and Kenny Snyder; two daughters, Tammy (Ray) Panting and Suzie (Bob) Biddle, all of Springfield; eight grandchildren: Sara, Becky (Josh) Epperson, Michael, Ronald, Mark Jr., Bethany, Tim and Rachel; one great-grandson, Ethan; and one sister, Bessie Kyler.
He was preceded in death by his parents, nine brothers, and two sisters.
Friends may call Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. until the time of service at noon at Becker & Son Funeral Home in Mt. Olive, Ill. Burial will be at Chapman Cemetery in Mt. Olive. Lunch will be served at White City Village Hall following the service.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Becker and Son Funeral Home in Mt. Olive is serving the family.