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Jerry L. Snider

April 21, 1946 ~ October 14, 2020 (age 74)


Jerry L. Snider, 74, of Danville, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. He was born in Danville on April 21, 1946 the son of Bill and Lois Snider. On July 15, 1964 he married the love of his life Susan A. Wheeler, she precedes him in death.

Jerry is survived by sons, Jerry E. Snider of Tilton, Mark Allen Snider of Columbus, GA; daughter, Beth Snider Casey of Knoxville, TN; sister, Kathie Case; grandchildren, Trevor Snider, Gregory Snider, Thomas Snider, Robert Casey, Andrew Casey; great-grandchildren, Jasper Snider, Madison Snider, Adeline Casey and Oliver Casey.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, and step-sister, Jovonne Sungail.

Jerry graduated from Oakwood High School before working and retiring from General Motors. He was a Volunteer Fireman for the Kickapoo and Lynch Fire Department. He also assisted the stage crew in building sets for Show Choir. Jerry enjoyed horses, rodeos, and hot air balloons and loved spending time with his grandkids and family.

A Celebration of Jerry’s life will take place at 10am on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, Illinois, 3940 N Vermilion St. Danville, Illinois 61834 with Pastor Joe Humrichous officiating. Burial will take place at Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 5pm to 8pm on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at the funeral home.

Memorial donation may be made in Jerry’s name to the Balloon Association of Greater Illinois College Scholarships.

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October 21, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunset Funeral Home & Cremation Center
3940 N Vermilion st
Danville, , Il 61834

Celebration of Life
October 22, 2020

10:00 AM
Sunset Funeral Home & Cremation Center
3940 N Vermilion st
Danville, , Il 61834

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