Richard C. “Rick” Snyder, 74 of East Freedom, passed away Saturday January 8, 2022 at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center. He was born January 28, 1947 in East Freedom, son of the late Thomas Earl and Pauline (Fowkes) Snyder. He married Norma Freidenbloom on October 23, 1976 in East Freedom.
Surviving is his wife, a son Corey Ebersole (Jen) of Bakers Summit, two daughters Danielle Snyder of Hollidaysburg and Hilary Winesickle (Jason) of Bedford, 5 grandchildren Colton (Megan), Jostin and Cadin Ebersole and Amelia and Emrick Winesickle, granddogs Vinny, Vonna and Frankie and special friends Davey Hollen, Glenn Albright, Jack McCreary, Brad Mock and Pickle Albright. He was preceded in death by a brother Tom Snyder and a sister Marjorie Rhodes.
Rick attended Central High School and served in the U.S. Army, where he was stationed in Germany. He retired as a heavy equipment operator from New Enterprise Stone and Lime Company in 2014 after 44 years of service.
Rick attended Smithfield Church, Martinsburg and was co-founder of the Blair-Bedford Dirt Drags. He enjoyed motorcycle and motocross racing, judo and going to therapy at the George Farris Neurohope Center.
Friends will be received from 5-8 P.M. on Tuesday January 11, 2022 and from 10 A.M. until the noon funeral service on Wednesday January 12, 2022 at the Miller Funeral Home, East Freedom, with Pastor James Snyder officiating. Interment at Holsinger Cemetery, Bakers Summit.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.
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The Michael J. Fox Foundation
P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown MD 21741