Hal Ray Snyder, 77, of Lewisport, passed away on December 15, 2019 peacefully at home. He was born on May 16, 1942 and grew up in Hancock County. Hal Ray was a member of Lewisport Baptist Church for 60 years and was a Deacon Emeritus. He enjoyed watching UK basketball with his son, watching western movies, deer hunting, coffee with friends and was like a kid at Christmas (only toys, no clothes please!) He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Ray Snyder; mother, Edna Snyder Gabbert; step father, Sam Gabbert; brothers, Earl Preston Snyder and Larry Snyder; sister, Mary Lowry and a son in law Jerry Critcheloe.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joanne Snyder; daughters, Beth (Tim) Kappel and Amy (Dustin) Jackson; son, Rob (Lisa) Snyder; 13 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; a step brother, Glen (Cindy) Gabbert along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Lewisport Baptist Church with burial following in Lewisport Cemetery. Hal Ray’s family will be greeting friends on Wednesday from 4 pm until 8 pm at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport and on Thursday from 10 am until service time at Lewisport Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewisport Baptist Church Renovation Fund.
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