Floyd Lee Snyder, age 74, a resident of West Richland, WA died Thursday, January 21, 2021, at the Kadlec Hospital, Richland, WA.
He was born on August 23, 1946, in Fort Scott, KS, the son of Howard Snyder and Lucile (Augur) Snyder. He married Jeanette Hughes, July 22, 1966, in Wichita, KS. He graduated from Uniontown High School in 1964. He earned a Masters Degree in business from City University at Bellevue, WA. He worked at Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Richland, WA. as an inspector for 25 years. Floyd served in both the Army and Navy Reserves where he retired after 21 years. He was a member of many Masonic organizations and he held many offices, grand offices and a supreme office, and he was a Rainbow Dad. He received the Hiram Award in 1994, and Grand Master Achievement Award in 2004.
Floyd enjoyed traveling for his many organizations as well as for pleasure. He met and touched the lives of many people in the United States and other countries. He was loved and will be greatly missed.
Floyd is survived by his loving wife, Jeanette Snyder, of the home; two children, Lisette Smith, and husband Cliff, of Kennewick, WA., and Floyd Lee Snyder, Jr. and wife, Michelle, of Richland, WA; two grandchildren, Stephen Smith, and wife Autumn, of Kennewick, WA., and Brayden Snyder, of Richland, WA.; two great-grandchildren, Adysen and Ivory Smith, of Kennewick, WA.; a sister, Delphine Parks, of Fort Scott, KS., and a brother, Eldred Snyder, of Nevada, MO.; a host of nieces, nephews, and other beloved relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
There was cremation. A celebration of life will be held at a later date with burial in the Mapleton Cemetery, Mapleton, KS. Donations in his honor may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital, 911 W 5th Ave, Spokane, WA. 99204, or Pets for Vets, Inc., P.O. Box 10860, Wilmington, NC. 28404. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St. For Scott, KS.