1952-2014

Kenneth B. Snyder, 62, of Evart, passed away Saturday, May 24, 2014 at his home in Evart Township.

Mr. Snyder was born April 1, 1952 in Midland to Kenneth Beachum Snyder and Vera May (Wilkinson) Snyder. He married Lois Vanderhoef in Evart on March 25, 1995. Kenneth was an Evart area resident for the last 35 years. He worked at Tubelite in Reed City and was affiliated with the Jehovah Witness Church. Kenneth loved the outdoors,especially hunting, fishing, camping and gardening. He also enjoyed cars and traveling.

Mr. Snyder is survived by his wife, Lois Snyder, of Evart; three daughters, Jeannie Snyder of Weidman, Colleen (Brian) Green of Remus, and Crystal Zimmerman of Brian, OH; three sons, Kenneth (Todd Liptsey) Snyder of Grand Rapids, Scott (Cheryl) Zimmerman of Reed City, and Drew Vanderhoef of Evart; 10 grandchildren; one great grandchild; four sisters, Sandra Wilson of Hampton, SC, Colleen (Alan) Snyder of White Cloud, Kathleen (Vern) Parcels of Farwell, and Terri (John) Lasby of Grayling. He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant grandson, Blake; two brothers, Robert and Richard Weaverl; a brother-in-law. Joseph Wilson; a sister-in-law, Charlotte Laycock; and two nephews, Daniel Gates and Jared Snyder.

Funeral services for Mr. Snyder were held Wednesday, May 28 at the Corey Funeral Home in Evart with Speaker Doug Miles officiating. Interment will be in North Park Cemetery, Newkirk Township, Lake County, MI.