In Loving Memory
December 31, 1951 – May 1, 2018
Ronald “Ron” David Snider, 66, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Following in his father’s footsteps, Ron entered the US Army in April of 1974 and served his Country for twenty years until April of 1994. It was at that time that he began working for the U.S. Department of Defense. He was a true soldier, who served with honor, courage, and commitment. He had a servant’s heart like no one else, helping anyone in need wherever he could, even placing the needs of other’s above his own. Upon returning to the United States, Ron built a home for he and his wife and ran a successful computer repair business. Ron also volunteered in church ministry for many years. He was an active member of Abiding Love Fellowship. He loved raising his Labrador retrievers he fondly referred to as his “puppies”. Ron is predeceased by his parents, Eugene Franklin Snider and his mother, Eva Elizabeth Williams Snider, his still-born brother, Douglas and his nephew, Christopher Brian Keagey.
Ron is survived by his loving wife of nearly twenty-nine years, Julie B. Snider of Foley, AL; four sisters, Faye (Kenny) Bishop, Hazel Kagey, Lella Mae (Doc) Moye, and Barbara Snider; and many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A private family memorial service will be held at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spanish Fort, AL. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: The Abiding Love Fellowship, P.O. Box 1227, Foley, AL, 36536. Expressions of condolence may be offered at hughesfh.com. Ron’s family has entrusted his care to Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL.