William (Billy) Snyder

Published 8:19 am Thursday, April 4, 2019

William (Billy) Snyder


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William (Billy) Snyder, 80, of Waynesburg, passed away Tuesday, April 2, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Hospital in Danville. William was born in Waynesburg on October 3, 1938 to the late Charlie and Okie (Maggard) Snyder. He was a member of the Mt. Hebron Baptist Church and loved history and learning about the civil war. Bill was elected as Lincoln County Jailer in 1986 and a second term in 1990. Due to his health at the time, Bill was forced to retire near the end of his second term in office. Early in his work career, Bill built greenhouses all over the country before returning back to his native Lincoln County home.

Bill is survived by his niece and nephews, Lisa and husband Jerry Saylor, David Snyder and wife Nona, Paul Snyder and wife Pam, Tony Snyder and wife Jeanna, and Doug Snyder and wife Ramona; and sister-in-law, Frances Snyder.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by three brothers, Jack, Gene and Walter Roy Snyder; and a nephew, Danny Snyder.

Memorial service will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 2019 at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Chester Cornett officiating.

Visiting hours will be after 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday prior to the memorial service on Saturday.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.