Mr. Harold DeForest Snyder, age 76, of Summerville, GA., died Saturday, November 8, 2008, in Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Snyder was born April 7, 1932 in Catoosa County, GA, the son of the late Harison Baker Snyder and Mamie Alice White Snyder. Mr. Snyder was a member of Welcome Hill Baptist Church. Before retirement he was employed with Roper Corporation and Riegel Textile. He was a veteran of the United States National Guard.

Mr. Snyder is survived by his wife, Mary Sue Snyder; daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly & David Talley, Calhoun, GA, Wendy & Chris Proctor, Rome, GA; son, David Harold Snyder, Summerville, GA;sister, Mary Jo Patterson, LaFayette, GA; grandchildren, Kirsty Talley, Marci Talley, Brett White, Jennifer Davenport, and Aly Proctor; great grandchildren, Bryson Talley, McKenzie Talley, and Ansley Davenport.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p. m. Tuesday, November 11, 2008 from the chapel of Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Dempsey officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chris Davenport, Brett White, Clifford Snyder, Curtis Patterson, Howard Shelton, and Tony Samples.

Mr. Snyder will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Monday.