Curtis E. Snyder
Curtis E. Snyder, of Shenandoah Junction, passed away at his home Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle, and surrounded by his family.
Born March 18, 1939, in Moorefield, he was the son of the late Elvie Curtis and Lillian Snyder.
After high school, Curt enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served for three years in Germany with an honorable discharge in 1960. Raising his family in Jefferson County. He worked in the steel industry as a foreman, retiring from Cives Steel Company in Winchester, Virginia in 1998. Curt was of Christian faith and lived his life serving his Lord and Savior through many outreach programs in the community and numerous church leadership positions. He was a member of Full Gospel Pentecostal Church in Martinsburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife of 42 years, mother of their three children, Carol L. Snyder; second wife of 9 years, Phyllis Carpenter Snyder; sisters, Hazel, Wanda Lee, Velma, Anna and Helen; and brothers, Albert, Mervin and Harold. He is survived by one sister, Arvella and husband, Carl Barr of Shepherdstown, and one brother, Wayne and wife, Trish Snyder of Inwood, two sons, Rick and wife, Lisa of Shenandoah Junction; John and wife, Colleen of Charles Town, one daughter, Lynn Turner of Charles Town. Known as Pop Pop to his seven grandchildren, Jennifer (Daniel) Kirkland, Kyle (Marissa)Tennant, Quinn (Jeny) Clark, Matthew Tennant, Danielle Snyder, McKenzie Turner and Mallory Snyder, and four great-grandchildren, Jaxson, Hadley, Zachary and Decker; along with many nieces and nephews.
A graveside celebration, with military honors, was held at Fultz Cemetery, Kessel, 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, with the Rev. Charles Donivan officiating. Friends and family will be required to wear face masks, practice social distancing, and follow directives. Pallbearers: Greg Barr, Tim Barr, Jason Barr, Andy Snyder, Quinn Clark and Matthew Tennant. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.
Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeswv.com.