Donald L. Snyder, 75, of Taylorville, IL died Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 5:58am at his residence. He was born December 25, 1936 at his residence the son of Leo and Lela (Lewandowski) Snyder. He married Carolyn Long in 1960 in Assumption, IL. He worked at Warehams Dairy for 26 years and prairie Farms Dairy in Carlinville, Il for 25 years where he retired. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force Reserves. He was an avid fisherman, and hunter and loved the outdoors. He fought a courageous battle with emphysema and cancer.
He is survived by his Wife; Carolyn, Daughters; Deborah (Robert) Burgener of Taylorville and Tamara (John) Perona of Taylorville, Brother; Dennis (Sandra) Snyder of Taylorville, Sister in Law; Jean Piercy of Taylorville, Brothers in Law; Dale (Donna) Long of Decatur, IL, Dewey (Connie) Long of Pana, IL and Steven (Kristi) Long of Webster Groves, MO, several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. He is preceded by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Monday, May 7, 2012 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Taylorville, IL with Father Alan Hunter officiating. Cremation rites were accorded.
Memorials may be made to The American Lung Association, 3000 Kelly Lane, Springfield, IL 62611.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.