Kevin George Snyder

Kevin George Snyder, 43, passed away Saturday in Lindsborg, Kan.

He was born in Mount Vernon, Ohio, the second of three children.

Surviving are his parents, the Rev. George and Carol Snyder of Woodbury; his wife, Valerie; three sons: Landon, Weston and Haydon of Lindsborg, Kan.; a sister, Laurale Royer and husband, Edward, of Annville; and a brother, Loren and wife, Meggan, of Mauldin, S.C.

Kevin graduated from Johnstown High School in 1989 and received his degree in agribusiness economics from McPherson College, McPherson, Kan., in 1993. His career in field marketing brought him to Quinter, Kan., where he met and married his bride, Valerie Ann Unruh, in 1999. He spent the last seven years of his career working for Mid Kansas Coop in Lindsborg, Kan.

Kevin served as a volunteer firefighter for the Lindsborg Volunteer Fire Department. He was an active member of Lindsborg Evangelical Covenant Church, where he participated in men’s ministries. He had a positive attitude and a passion for growing people’s faith by striving to show them Christ in action. He loved being the father of his family and spending time with friends. He enjoyed being in nature and landscaping and was a classic car and farm equipment enthusiast.

A funeral service was held Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Evangelical Covenant Church in Lindsborg with burial in Elmwood Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made, in lieu of flowers, to the church or The Tammy Walker Cancer Center in Salina in care of Christians Funeral Home, 103 N. Washington, P.O. Box 386, Lindsborg, KS 67456.