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James O. Snyder

Jim passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at the Laurels of Galesburg.

He was born November 28, 1943 in Plainwell, the son of Kenneth and Waneta Snyder. Jim worked at Mac Sim Bar, Merco, had owned and operated Jim’s Small Engine Repair and retired from Pet Milk in Wayland. In his free time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing pool and cards, especially Rummy.

Surviving are his wife, Rhonda; sons, Mike Snyder of Kalamazoo, Tom (Kathy) Snyder of Caro and Rodney Snyder of Otsego; grandchildren, Stephanie (Jesse) Shady and Matthew (Chelsea) Snyder; 2 great-grandchildren, Macianna and Alex along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ron Snyder.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

Contributions in memory of Jim may be made to the

Alzheimer’s Association

or to the

American Heart Association


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Lauri Connor

June 16, 2021 at 4:16 pm

Rhonda and Boys so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.


Kay Snyder

June 16, 2021 at 6:16 pm

Larry and I send our deepest sympathy.

You all are in our thoughts and prayers.


Beverly Hunter

August 6, 2021 at 1:19 pm

So sorry about your loss I know he was a loved by you all and he will be missed.


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