James R. Snyder, 89, of Shelton passed away March 2, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Society in Wood River.
Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 7th Day Adventist Church in Fairbury, Nebraska with Pastor Lawrence Francis officiating. Inurnment of the ashes will be in Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury, Nebraska. Apfel Funeral Home, Grand Island is in charge of arrangements.
James R. Snyder was born in Gage County, NE, November 22, 1925 the son of James R. and Cleta (Quinn) Snyder Sr. He attended Elm Center elementary school and graduated from Diller High School with the class of 1943.
On May 15, 1949 he was united in marriage to Ruth Billhimer. The couple farmed in Jefferson and Gage counties for 40 years. Upon retirement they moved to Shelton to be near family.