Kenneth O. Snyder

January 27, 1922 ‒ January 08, 2019

Johnstown, Ohio

Kenneth O. “Kenny” Snyder, 96, of Johnstown and former Galion resident passed away January 8, 2019 at the Licking County Memorial Hospital in Newark.

He was born January 27, 1922 in New London, Ohio and was the son of John Jerome and Beatrice (Conklin) Snyder. He married Georgia E. (Carpenter) Snyder on February 28, 1942 and she preceded him in death on January 21, 2003.

Kenny was a 1952 graduate of Crestline High School and proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II and in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the former Peabody-Galion after 32 years, where he worked in sheet-metal for 22 years and 10 years in pump assembly.

Kenny was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the St. Vincent dePaul Society in Galion. He was a former member of the AMVETS Polk Township 1979, VFW Post 4329 and American Legion Scarbrough Post 243 all of Galion.

Kenny is survived by a daughter Alicia Marie Claus of Columbus; grandson Dustin James Allen of Johnstown and two great-grandchildren Alexander & Luke Allen.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by a son Dennis Joseph Snyder; five sisters and three brothers.

Following his wishes, there will be no services held.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Kenny Snyder, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

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  • Alicia, We are sorry to read about Uncle Kenny. He was so much fun to be around.I remember his wonderful smile and laugh. I remember going to your house on Dawsett Ave after school and seeing him and Aunt Georgia. We are thinking of all of the family. May he rest in peace.

  • Many fond memories of your family on Dawsett ave. My dad, Red Dye was a baseball coach and your Dad and Mom would walk over to the field. Your Mom and Dad were always so nice to all of us kids, and your Dad was kind of funny and witty, always bringing a smile or chuckle. Thinking of you at this time.
    Lisa Dye

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