Gerald Emery Snyder, 89, of Virginia Beach, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019.
Born in Sanbornton, New Hampshire, he was the son of the late Marion Belle Snyder and Fred Wade Snyder. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cheri Marcella Matney. Jerry was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the Korean War. After retiring as a master chief, he began working to build his own businesses, Snyder’s RV, in Virginia Beach and Salem; and GE Snyder and Sons Realty in Virginia Beach. Jerry was a member of Haygood Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but working and doing for his family was what Jerry enjoyed most.
Survivors include his loving wife, Regina Snyder; sons, Fred Snyder (Suzanne) and Scott Snyder; grandchildren, Jeremy Snyder (Barbara), Jillian Dotson (Randall), Jessica Snyder, Noell Matney-Heath (Shawn) and Aiden Snyder; and great-grandchildren, Madison, Cassidy, Scarlett, Marcella, Alexis and Annabell, all of Virginia Beach.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, in
Rosewood Memorial Park, 631 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.