Joe B. Snider

Joe B. Snider, 86, son of the late Ellsworth and Hortense Wood Snider was born Jan. 18, 1933 in Dallas County and passed away Dec. 22, 2019 in the Missouri Veterans Home, in Mt. Vernon. He married Delena Brixey Aug. 31, 1957. He attended grade schools in Dallas County and Glenrock, Wyo., graduating from Central High School in Springfield in 1951 and attended SMS. He served in the Army for two years in Colorado and Korea. After being discharged he built and sold homes. He was employed by the Missouri Highway Patrol as an examiner and retired after 31 years. He was a member of Schweitzer United Methodist Church. He was a 1956 charter member of the Southeast Lions Club and later a member of Queen City and Host Lions Club. He served as sight chairman for all three clubs for many years. He was a board member for Springfield Blind Association and was an active member of DAV Chapter 11 where he was very supportive of the Camp Corral Program.
He is survived by: his wife, Delena; four nieces; and four nephews. He was preceded in death by: his parents; sister, Fern Kiser; and brother, Bill Snider.
Funeral services were held Dec. 27, 2019 in Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home. Burial followed in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to C.A.R.E., PO Box 215, Aurora, MO 65605 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Lawrence County Record

312 S. Hickory St.
Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


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