Obituary for: Raymond Howard Snyder
Raymond Howard Snyder, age 85, of LaBelle, passed away Sept. 15, 2012 in Cape Coral. He was born Dec. 24, 1926 in Miami, FL, to the late Oscar L. Snyder and the late Lucille Elizabeth (Royal) Snyder. He was also preceded in death by four brothers.
Raymond served in the Merchant Marine during WWII. Howard was an avid hunter and outdoorsman who spent the last thirty-six years of his life with his wife Golda living on the edge of Sadie Cypress Swamp in a house they called the "Cabin." He was a carpenter by trade and built several houses in the Immokalee area including the home where he and Golda lived and raised their daughters. He was a resident of Immokalee for fifty years and of LaBelle for the past three years.
Survivors include his wife of forty-seven years: Golda Pauline(Skipper) Snyder, daughters: Karen (Waddy) Thompson, Laverne Massey and Gerri Lester, grandchildren: Brad Justice, Steven Justice, Robbie Massey, Ryan Massey; Emily Lester DeVaney and Erin Lester and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Sat., Sept. 22, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home in LaBelle with Chaplain Bob Moore officiating.
Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.