Larry Dean Snider December 27, 2015

DE SOTO — Larry Dean Snider, 57, went to the Lord at 6:14 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.

Larry was born June 29, 1958, in Murphysboro to Doris and Ralph Snider. He Married Tiffany Farel on June 14, 2000.

He was a loving son, husband, brother, uncle and friend. He was a hard worker, having worked for Local 782 as an iron worker for more than 20 years.

Larry was a member of American Legion Paul Stout Post 127 in Murphysboro. He was an excellent craftsman, who loved to create and bring joy to others through his craft. He also loved to sing and play music.

He had a gentle heart and lifted the spirits of all who were around him. He was a caring, loving soul, who always made time for his family and friends.

Larry’s heart and his kindness will be missed, but his memory will live on in the hearts of all who knew him. Larry is gone, but he will never be forgotten.

Survivors include his wife, Tiffany Farel Snider of Murphysboro; mother, Doris Snider of De Soto; sisters, Kim Martin Stodghill and husband, Jim, of Tampa, Florida, Cindy Byrnes of De Soto and Jeri Webb of Herrin; brothers, Gary Snider and wife, Michelle, of Aristell, Georgia, and Scott Snider of De Soto; and stepchildren, Amber Lepper of Ava and Scott Lockhart of Carbondale.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Snider; grandparents, Delbert Dale and Viola Knight and Ralph Snider Sr. and Flora Snider; and brother-in-law, Leon Byrnes.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, in Walker Funeral Home, 112 S. Poplar St., in Carbondale with Pastor Josh Wehreier officiating. Interment with military honors will be in De Soto City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Lodge-American Cancer Society, 4215 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO

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