On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, Heaven received another angel. Larry D. Snider, age 69 of Lima, was born to Doyle and Francis (Pollick) Snider on December 10, 1951. He married Catherine Custer on June 18, 1971, who survives.
Larry is also survived by 2 daughters – Angela Conley of Bluffton, Ohio and Paula ‘Sis’ (Alan) Givens of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; 2 brothers – Richard (Linda) Snider of Sidney, Ohio and Bradley Snider of Sneads Ferry, North Carolina; a sister – Jean Ann Adams of Sneads Ferry, North Carolina; 4 grandsons – Cory Snider of Harrod, Ohio; Ryan Snider (Kobe) both of Lima, Ohio; Jevon Givens of Reynoldsburg, Ohio and Demetris Givens of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; 1 great-grandson – Noah Wantland of Lima, Ohio and a great-granddaughter – Kensleigh ‘Kensi’ Snider of Harrod, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his dad – Doyle; his mom – Francis Snider; maternal grandmother- Faye Botkins; maternal grandfather – Lawrence Pollik; his paternal grandfather – Oscar Snider; his paternal grandmother – Nellie Snider; and a brother – Timmy Snider.
Larry retired as a grounds keeper with the Shawnee School System. He never met a stranger. He had a heart of gold, and caring and gentle ways. He loved his family dearly. He thought the world of Dave and Rick, who were like brothers to him. Larry enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating and his family. He was a huge fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes. He always had a good sense of humor.
There will be no visitation or viewing. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Allen County, Ohio.