CHARLESTON – James Lowell Snyder, 87, passed away at his home on Thursday, December 8, 2022.
James grew up in Charleston, IL, graduated from Charleston High School and served years in the Air Force, including an assignment in Alaska. James spent most of his career as a postal carrier where he eventually retired. After retirement, Jim enjoyed several years working part time as an electrical tech at Gross Appliances. He was a Moose member for over 50 years, where he held several officer positions. One of Jim’s favorite activities was calling Bingo at the Moose on Thursday nights.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Harold Snyder, Jr., sister, Martha Troy, and sister, Myrtle Bayes. He is survived by his wife Janice, daughter Jackie Leathers (Lee Leathers) and son, Jay Snyder, two grandsons, Luke and Benjamin Leathers, sister, Norma Winkleblack, brother, Joe Snyder, and several nieces and nephews.
There will be a celebration of life on Monday, December 26, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Charleston Moose Lodge.
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