John O. Snyder Jr, known to friends as Jay, died at his home in Hagerstown, MD on July 24, 2020 at the age of 64. He was born February 19, 1956 in Hagerstown, MD to the late Margaret L. and John O. Snyder Sr, of Hagerstown, MD.
He is survived by his son, John J. Snyder of Falling Waters, WV, his daughter Carla M. Snyder-Socks of Hagerstown, MD, brothers, Lloyd J. Snyder, and his wife, Wanda, of Hagerstown, Donald E. Snyder of Hagerstown, and Daniel L. Snyder and his wife, Gai,l of Houston, TX, sisters Cindy L. Allder, and her husband, Stanley, of Winchester, VA, and Donna S. Maginnis of East Lyme, CT. He was a proud pappy of 4 grandchildren; Bethany, M. Snyder of Hagerstown, Julia A Ware of Hagerstown, Conner L. Socks of Hagerstown, and Meadow R. Snyder of Buffalo, NY. Also known as Pappy Jay, and beloved by his great grandchildren Madalyn, Maverick, Sebastian, Kimberly and Eli.
He was a lifetime member of the FOE Club 694 and was the caretaker of their picnic ground in Leitersburg for more than 10 years. He was also a past member of the Eagles Sunday night league at Southside bowl and Friday night mixed league at Long Meadow bowl. He spent his life dedicated to his family and his career as a welder, most recently for Strait Steel Company, Inc. of Greencastle, PA; previously working with Danzer Industries and Grove Mfg.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Donations in his memory can be made to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville RD, Hagerstown, MD 21740. Condolences to the family and more information available at www.potomaccremation.com
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