Roy V. Snyder

Roy V. Snyder, 81, formerly of 842 N. Main St., Jamestown, passed away at 6:28 a.m. Tuesday (April 30, 2013) in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Sept. 9, 1931, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late Carl B. and Frances A. Safford Snyder.

Roy had formerly lived in Rochester, N.Y., from 1961 to 1989, where he owned and operated Roy’s TV Repair.

He attended the Lighthouse Baptist Church and was a former member of the Full Gospel Businessman International in Rochester.

Surviving are a sister, June K. Shearer of Brandon, Miss.; a stepdaughter, Shirley Curry; a stepson, Paul Vary; and his care giver Anthony Merchant of Jamestown.

He will be remembered as one who loved life, loved his God and enjoyed spending time kite flying.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death, by his wife, the former Janice C. Ryan Snyder, whom he married Sept. 24, 1989, and who died July 12, 1998; and a brother, Edwin C. Snyder.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2013, in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Donald Erickson, pastor of the Lighthouse Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Lake View Cemetery. Visitation will not be observed.

Memorials may be made to the Lighthouse Baptist, 381 Camp St. Jamestown, NY 14701.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Roy at www.lindfuneralhome.com.