Jesse R. Snyder, 61, of Huntington County, IN, passed away unexpectedly at 12:20 AM on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at his home. He was born on Sunday, September 20, 1953, in Potsdam, NY to Robert & Viola (Green) Snyder. He married his wife Carol Warren in Holland, MI in 1976. Together they have shared 39 wonderful years with one another.
Jesse was a self-employed independent contractor for GM. He formerly worked for the state of New York for many years before moving to Indiana. He enjoyed camping, fishing, mowing and cutting down trees. You could usually find Jesse outdoors, either keeping busy by doing yard work, or finding some way to put his tools to good use. He was truly a jack of all trades and took pride in his carpentry and remodeling work. Jesse had an honestly about him that was well respected. He was the type of man that would give the shirt off his back to anyone in need; A man who had a heart of gold, and was always proud of his family.
Loving family members include: Wife - Carol (Warren) Snyder, rural Warren, IN., 4 children - Jewell R. Watkins, Massena, NY., Robert Richard-Lee (Jacqueline) Watkins, Wellsville, OH., Ronnie Paul (Stacey) Watkins, Huntington, IN and Crystal Lena (Chad) French, Fort Wayne, IN., 17 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren and several beloved siblings. He was preceded in death by his Parents Robert & Viola (Green) Snyder.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home 203 N Matilda St. Warren on Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. A service to celebrate Jesse’s life will follow at 6:30 PM on Thursday evening. Casual dress is welcomed and friends are encouraged to share favorite memories of Jesse during the service.
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Arrangements are being handled by Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.