Mr. Snider was born Dec. 22, 1938, in St. Louis, Mo., and served in the Navy as a fire controlman on the USS Randolph. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from San Jose State University. For 37 years, he was a tax accountant and enrolled agent of the Internal Revenue Service.
He moved to Tracy four months ago from Santa Clara County, his home of 51 years.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Erline “June” Snider of Tracy; daughter, Katherine L. Rodriguez, and her husband, Jose R., of Mountain House; son, Daniel P. Snider of Tracy; mother, Louise Anna (Fledderman) Snider of Santa Clara; brother, Frederick N. Snider, and his wife, Joanne, of Santa Clara; and three grandchildren.
His father, John M. Snider, preceded him in death.
A celebration of his life was Saturday, Sept. 15, at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 5825 Bollinger Road, in Cupertino. Burial was in Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, in Dixon. A guest book is available online at www.frymemorialchapel.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Snider’s name may be sent to the American Heart Association, 800-242-8721 or www.heart.org; the American Lung Association, www.lung.org or 800-586-4872; or Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 5825 Bollinger Road, Cupertino, CA 95014.