William H. Snider, 81, of Walker, died Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018 at his residence.
He was born in Calhoun County, the son of the late Icel and Mildred Eagle Snider. He joined the U.S. Army in 1956 and the National Guard in 1961, attended OCS in 1967, and served with 1092nd Engineering Battalion for over 25 years, retiring as a major. He retired from E.I. DuPont with 40 years of service. He was an NRA benefactor member, and member of Cast Bullet Association and Single Shot Rifle Association.
Surviving are his wife of 14 years, Trudy Leimbach Snider; four children, Bill Snider of Parkersburg and Dan Snider, Barbara Nichols and B.J. Galloway, all of Walker; one brother, Adrain “Shag” Snider of Parkersburg; nine grandchildren, Kristina Davis, Erik Snider, Kyle Snider, Mason and Aiden Snider, Jared and Mikala Nichols and Kadren and Kaleb Galloway; one great-grandchild, Lyla Davis; two nieces, Bridget and Brenda; one nephew, Brent; and best friend, Wes Cline, whom he met in the military in 1965.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of 42 years, Eva Snider, and one son, Dr. Karl Snider.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date.