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Robert Linn "Buck" Snyder

March 30, 1944 ~ January 17, 2022 (age 77)

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Robert Linn “Buck” Snyder, 77, of Martins Ferry, passed away peacefully Monday, January 17, 2022, in Wheeling Hospital. He was born on March 30, 1944, in Newburgh, NY the only child of the late John and Carolyn (Parise) Snyder. Buck was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Martins Ferry, and served his country in the United States Marine Corps including a tour in Vietnam. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio University and a Master’s Degree from the University of Dayton. Buck was a teacher and principal in the Bridgeport Exempted School District and served as the principal of Leona Middle School in Shadyside. He was a wonderful teacher and mentor to so many and will be sadly missed by former students and colleagues alike. He was a member of the Martins Ferry American Legion and enjoyed golf and spending time with his family and friends, he was also an avid Ohio State football and Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Mary Ann (Miller) Snyder; children, John (Janet Pell) Snyder, Kate (Fred) Bruney and Julie Snyder and two grandchildren, Grace, and Max Bruney.

A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, January 22, 2022, at 11 am in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 20 N. 4th St., Martins Ferry with Father Thomas Marut officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home, Heslop Chapel, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry.

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Funeral Service
January 22, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
20 N. 4th St.
Martins Ferry, OH 43935

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