Ernest Lloyd Snider
Ernest Lloyd Snider, age 88 passed away on October 25th, 2021. The son of Helen and Clint he was born and raised in New Mexico with 8 siblings. He chose a career in the construction industry, building roads and bridges. Marrying his love, Etta, they raised four children as they traveled New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming eventually settling in Canon City. Ernest and Etta continued in the construction industry running Ernest Snider Construction with the help of their sons Rebel and Kevin. In 1982 the family established Snider's Aggregate, Inc. and ran the quarry on Tunnel Drive for eleven years. After the family sold the quarry Ernest worked at the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine until he retired. Ernest and Etta enjoyed trips to Cripple Creek, Bronco games and watching his hay grow from the back patio. But most of all were the family gatherings at holidays, the card games and his love for his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Etta; son, Rebel (Gae); daughters, Nita Gowdy and Sam (Bart) Lukassen; grandchildren, Wayne, Rocky, Jason, Cochelle, Kim, Adam, Zach, Holly and 13 great grandchildren. Ernest was met in heaven by his son, Kevin. We love you both with all our hearts and will be with you always. Our family has chosen a private service with a larger gathering in the future. In lieu of flowers donate to Skyline Ridge Rehab Center, 515 Fairview Ave., Canon City, CO 81212 Activities Fund In Memory of Ernest Snider.
Published by The Canon City Daily Record on Oct. 28, 2021.
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My condolences Earnie was one of my favorite residents to care for. His smile and laugh always warmed my heart. You are loved dearly Earnie
Cole
November 2, 2021
Charlotte and I are so very sorry for your loss of a very special man. Please accept our sincere condolences and prayers
Norman Leonard
Friend
October 30, 2021
Verry Sorry to hear about Ernie passing away, he was a very good and honest man. I have a fond memory of hauling the John Deer loader for him when I worked for Sabatino Excavating. May GOD Bless you all with your loss.
Bill Newell
Work
October 28, 2021
My condolences to Etta and the family.
Bruce Plasket
Friend
October 28, 2021
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