Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013 5:00 pm
The Messenger, May 17, 2013
Completed arrangements are being announced for Arthur C. “Art” Snyder, 86, of Cayce, Ky., who died 12:05 a.m. May 16, 2013, at his home.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Carl Mills will officiate. Burial will follow in Rush Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery in Cayce.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5- 8 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. until the hour of services Saturday.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Snyder, Mark Morgan, Ricky Mangold, Travis Mangold and Jeremy Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Davis Mangold, Ron Mangold, Steve Jones, Nicholas Snisky and Jance Snisky.
He was born July 14, 1926, in Renovo, Pa. He had been employed as a apprentice program teacher for Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., and a welding instructor at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. He had also been employed as a vocational instructor at Fulton County High School in Hickman, Ky. A Church of Christ minister, he was a World War II Navy veteran and a Korean War Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Ruby Lee (Davis) Jones Snyder; his children, Sammy Snyder of Memphis, Christine Morgan of Union City, Art Snyder Jr. of New York, Connie Herman of Rolling Fork, Miss., Anthony W. Snyder of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Catherine Howery of New Market and Donnie L. Jones of Dyersburg; 19 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and his special friend, George Zuber.
He was preceded in death by his father, A.W. Snyder; and his stepson, Leon Earl Jones Jr.
To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.