Calvin Douglas Snyder

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Calvin Douglas Snyder

August 10, 1948 - March 09, 2019

Calvin Douglas Snyder ALEXANDRIA - Calvin Douglas "Doug" Snyder, 70, of Alexandria died Saturday, March 9, 2019, in the VA Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, after a brief illness.
Doug was born on Aug. 10, 1948, in Ronceverte, West Virginia, and was the son of Manual and Daisy (Morgan) Snyder, Sr. On July 14, 1973, he married Karen (Hover) Snyder.
He was retired as a machine operator from Marion General Cable Co.
Doug proudly served his country during the Vietnam War, serving with the United States Army. He was a member of Alexander Bright Post 87 of the American Legion.
Left to carry on his legacy of love is his wife, Karen (Hover) Snyder; his children, Kristy Willhite and Shawn (Alina) Snyder; his grandchildren, Tyler and Trenton Willhite, Kaylee, Kiersten, and Tanner Snyder.
Also surviving are two brothers, Delmar (Pam) Snyder and Greg Snyder; his sisters, Rose (Morris) Mottweiler, Vina Bitterman, Mary Swango, Karen Patrick, Jewel Damn, Millie Krebs and Sarah Snyder, and sister-in-law, Linda Lewis.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Manual (Sonny) Snyder Jr. and Benny Snyder.
Funeral services for Doug will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Whetsel Funeral Service, with Rev. Pat Robbins officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery, Yorktown. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517 or in care of the funeral home.
Whetsel Funeral Service is honored to celebrate Doug's life with his family and friends.
For additional obituary information and online condolences visit www.whetselfuneralservice.com.
Published on March 11, 2019
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