Larry G. Snyder, 78


Larry Glen Snyder, 78, of Raymond, died on Friday, July 2, 2021, at 3:06 a.m. at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 7, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Christian Church, 19433 West Frontage Road, Raymond. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. David Ziegenbein officiating. Burial will be held at Wares Grove Lutheran Church in rural Butler. Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield is assisting the family.

Mr. Snyder was born Sept. 30, 1942, in Lincoln, to Myron and Maxine (Turner) Snyder. He married Linda Louise Best on Nov. 24, 1963, at Wares Grove Lutheran Church in rural Butler, and she survives.

He graduated from Raymond High School with the class of 1960. During his career, he served as a lifelong farmer.

Mr. Snyder was a member of Pleasant Hill Christian Church in rural Raymond, where he served as a deacon over the years.

He was an avid golfer, and along with his wife Linda, traveled and played golf with several couples that became lifelong friends. He also enjoyed bowling.

Mr. Snyder was a faithful front row fan at all sporting events his grandchildren were participating in, either for the New Berlin Pretzels or the Edwardsville Tigers. He was also in attendance at several dance recitals and cheer competitions. He was also a devoted St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Risa (Ron) Kirkpatrick of Loami, Kara (Sean Sheppard) Luttrell of New Berlin and Holly (Pat) Burns of Glen Carbon; brothers, Tom “Dean” (Norma) Snyder of Springfield and Randy (Christa) Snyder of Raymond; nine grandchildren, Skylar Smith, Kody (Ashley) Kirkpatrick, Peyton Kirkpatrick, Blaze and Jordan Luttrell, Shyanne Sheppard, Drew, Kade and Gannon Burns; two great-grandchildren, Christopher Smith and Kennedy Kirkpatrick; sister-in-law, Mary Snyder of Raymond; brother-in-law, Larry Best of Florida; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mr. Snyder was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Jack Snyder.

Memorials may be directed to Pleasant Hill Christian Church in rural Raymond or Raymond-Harvel Ambulance Service. To light a candle or sign the online guestbook, visit