PEORIA - Brandon Alexander Tovar, age 23, of Dunlap, formerly of Marietta, Ga., passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at his residence, surrounded by his family.
Born Jan. 28, 1991, in Marietta, Ga., he was a son to Amie Snyder and the late Sean Hendrick.
Brandon was an avid sports fan, especially a Georgia Bulldogs fan, who dreamed of one day being a sports recruiter.
He loved to fish, travel and listen to music. Brandon helped coach football in high school, and will be remembered as a person who never knew a stranger.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Amie (Mark) Snyder of Dunlap; four brothers, Logan Snyder of Kennesaw, Ga., Nathan Snyder and Seth Snyder, both of Dunlap, and Chase Hendrick of Marietta, Ga.; maternal grandparents, Debi Torres of San Diego, Calif., and Joe Tovar of Tucson, Ariz.; paternal grandmother, Peggy Hendrick of Austell, Ga.; four uncles, Joey Tovar, Andre Tovar, Eric Tovar and Christian Tovar; as well as aunts, Steffany Torres, Missy Atkinson, Starla and Tina Hendrick.
Brandon was preceded in death by his father; paternal grandfather, Gary Hendrick; and maternal great-grandmother, Patsy Ruth Laird.
Cremation rites have been accorded per the wishes of Brandon.
Memorials may be made in Brandon's memory to TEAM Mal, GTF, c/o Cheryl Belair, 500 Sugar Mill Road, Suite 170A, Atlanta, GA 30350.
Cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Schmidt-Haller Burial and Cremation Services in Peoria.