Mr. Byron Vaughan Snyder Sr., 73, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 at his residence.
Born July 27, 1938 in Greencastle, he was the son of Leon and Anna (Vaughan) Snyder and was a 1956 graduate of Greencastle High School and of Butler University in 1960.
Byron had been an appraiser with the State of Indiana DOT for several years; he had previously owned and operated the Rockwell Insurance Agency and Snyder Real estate.
A member and former chief of the Cloverdale Volunteer Fire Department for more than 35 years, he had also been active in several Putnam County agencies and boards. He was a founding member in establishing the Putnam County Operation Life.
Survivors include his children, Mary (Philip) Wright of Greencastle and B. Vaughan Snyder Jr. of Ft. Worth, Texas; brother Percy Snyder; and four nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sister Cynthia Nall and his parents.
Memorial services will be announced and held by the family at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Cloverdale Township Volunteer Fire Department, 51 W. Market St., Cloverdale, IN 46120 or the Greencastle Fire Department, 107 S. Indiana St., Greencastle, IN 46135
Condolences may be shared with the family c/o www.bittlesandhurt.com.