Keith S. Snyder, 59

JAN. 6, 1953-JAN. 16, 2012

January 16, 2012
  • Keith S. Snyder
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Keith S. Snyder, 59, of Shepherdstown, W.Va., passed from this life on Monday morning Jan. 16, 2012, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Jan. 6, 1953, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late George W. Snyder and Margaret I. (Jacobs) Shipley.

Keith worked for Southern States/W.H. Knode’s Sons in Shepherdstown for the past 25 years.

Keith is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Dawn (Stevens) Snyder; a son, Keith Snyder Jr. of Shepherdstown; four sisters, Nancy James, Ruth Shipley, Connie Noll of Martinsburg and Bonnie Frailey of Hagerstown, Md.; and two brothers, Bernard and Gary Snyder, both of Martinsburg.

In addition to his parents, Keith was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Lynn Snyder; one sister, Rachel Snyder; and three brothers, John, Kenneth and Paul Snyder.

A funeral ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, Md. The Rev. Brian Persinger will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will follow at Manor Cemetery in Tilghmanton, Md.

Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at the funeral home.

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