George Alfred Snyder

Published 3:54 pm Monday, August 27, 2018

Mr. George Alfred Snyder, 72, of Timber Trails Lane, Mocksville, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born March 18, 1946, in Detroit, Mich. to the late Henry Safford and Rose Malinda Walters Snyder. Mr. Snyder was a veteran of the U.S. Marines having served during the Vietnam War as a field radio operator. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Mocksville. Mr. Snyder was a retired hardware coordinator from EDS of Michigan. He was a member of a Masonic lodge in Michigan.

He was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Gerard Zygner.

Survivors: his wife, Doris Mae Jones Snyder of the home; a son, Ralph Snyder (Sharon) of Washington Township, Mich.; 6 siblings, Henry James Snyder (Elizabeth) of Arizona, Virginia Mostek (John), Kathleen Merzlack (Robert), Patricia Zygner, Steven Snyder (Yvonne) and Robert Snyder (Shirley), all of Michigan; 12 nieces and nephews; and 20 great-nieces and great-nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Dr. Glenn L. Myers Jr. officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service.

Memorials: Prayers & Squares, First UMC, 310 N. Main St., Mocksville.