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Loren Snyder

April 9, 1954 — January 12, 2019


Loren William “Bill” Snyder 64, of Sylva, NC passed away peacefully Saturday, January 12, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a loving father and grandfather and a faithful friend to all who knew him. He was born and raised in Dayton, OH. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Concord ASF- 5 stationed out of Norfolk, VA.  After discharge from the Navy, he lived in Sylva, NC.  He was a welder by trade and worked construction.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Loren Wilburn Snyder and Ann Sutton Snyder, Siblings, Nettie and Wylie Morgan, Brother in Law, Wayne Sims and his grandparents on both sides.

He is survived by his children: Sherri Poteet (Rob), Jonathan Loren Snyder (Cherie), and Tomalina Coggins (Terry).

Grandchildren: Hannah & Todd Poteet, Mackenzie Ann & Hayley Snyder,

Julya, Curren William and Colbie Coggins.

Sister, Lorraine Sims and the Mother of his Children, Terrie Childers.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be planned at a later date.

We wish to Thank all the staff of the Charles George VA Medical Center for the compassionate care that he received there. If you feel led to make a donation, we prefer donations be made in his name and memory to the Valor Hospice Wing at the VA Medical Center 1100 Tunnel Rd. Asheville, NC 28805.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday April 27, 2019.  Drop-In from 2 - 4 PM at Buff Creek Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 1274 Mineral Springs Drive Sylva, NC 28779

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Loren Snyder, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

A Simple Cremation


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