Henry Norman Snyder


Henry Norman "Shag" Snyder 83, of Rushville, passed away peacefully July 13, 2019.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 AM Wednesday July 17, 2019 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church 232 W. 9th St. Connersville, IN. 47331 with Rev. Dustin Boehm officiating. Burial will follow at Connersville's Dale Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 PM Tuesday July 16th at Todd Funeral Centre in Rushville where all are welcome to recite the rosary at 3:45 PM.
He was born in Decatur County, IN on July 19, 1935, a son of the late Ellen J. Welch and Henry J. Snyder. He attended Alquina High School and graduated in 1953. After working on the farm and a stint in the military, he married Dorothy Marie Merrell Sept. 17, 1960 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church Connersville and she survives.
They were blessed with over 58 years of marriage and three wonderful children, a daughter, Debbie (Kevin) Banks, of Rushville, IN; two sons, Mark (Taunie) Snyder, of Vincennes, IN and Matt (Andrea Wilson Snyder) of Sellersburg, IN.
He is also survived by seven grandchildren; Devin Banks, Danniella Banks, Karyn Banks, Kirah Banks, Leandra (Kyle) Long; Dr. Lindsay (Austin) Yoder & Mattie Snyder and one great grandchild, Peyton Long.
Also surviving are three sisters, Charlotte Raby, of New Castle, IN; Ruth Ross, of Cambridge City, IN; Dorothy (Ronald) King, of Woodbury, MN. two brothers, John W. Snyder, of Milroy, IN and James A. Snyder, of Connersville, IN; several Godchildren & nieces & nephews.
He was an Army veteran and hard working farmer throughout his life and when he retired went to work at Pioneer sorting seed corn for several years. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Rushville and the New Salem Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Genevieve Snyder, Jane Back, Catherine Phelps, Rose Ann Morgan, and brother, Edwin Snyder,
In lieu of flowers please make a memorial to the Rush County Community Foundation 117 N. Main St. Rushville, IN 46173 or your favorite charity. Visit www.ToddFuneralHome.com to light a candle and share your condolences and memories with the family online.
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Andy & Darlene Frank (Hilbert)
Jul 17, 2019
So sorry to hear about your brother.You are in our prayers. Sorry we could n't be there.