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ADAM C. THOMPSON MoMM2/c 1944-45 - 3/14/1977 PLANKOWNER
STANLEY J BOHARA ENC(SS) 1951-54 - 6/25/2010 COB
FRANK E. PENOYAR EN1(SS) 1969-70 - 8/16/2012
William H. "Woody" Webb EN2(SS) 1966-68 - 10/24/2013
JOSEPH J CRONIN EN1(SS) 1951-52 - 2/22/2014
PAUL L TISCIA TM 1970-70 - 11/9/2014
Robert A. "Bob" Pomella EN3(SS) 1956-60 - 2/17/2016
PETER J. TOPPA MM2(SS) 19-- -- - 4/3/2016
JOSEPH E. O'CONNOR LT 1956-59 - 6/4/2016
LEON J. STATZ EN2(SS) 1963-66) - 3/10/2017
Roger A. DUNGAN Em3/c 1945-45 - 5/7/2017
GARY R. DARDIA FN(SS) 1962-62 - 6/19/2017
EDWARD D. RABBITT RM1(SS) 1961-63 - 12/09/2017
MICHAEL G JENSEN ET3(SS) 1960-60 - 12/19/2017
RICHARD A. GARRISON ET3(SS) 1951-52 - 12/20/2017
RICHARD "Dick" MCGIRR ET1(SS) 1965-65 - 1/12/2018
SILAS D. "Danny" PONDER EN1(SS) 1954-59 - 1/15/2018
EDOUARD N. "Ed" CADORET EMP3(SS) 1956-58
Gilbert F. "Bert" Lomax. Sr TN(SS) 1948-48 - 4/25/2018
James A. Adams IC2(SS) 1960-61 - 6/21/2018
Stanley L. Preneta RM2(SS) 1951-52 - 7/4/2018
Karl B. Eagar SN 1947-48 - 7/18/2018
David D. "Dave" Wilkinson ET3(SS) 1964-65 - 11/17/2018
Lee. G. Mather SN(SS) 1955-56 - 11/30/2018
Robert G. "TOMMY" Tucker QM2(SS) 1964-66 - 12/4/2018
Frank R. Berkhimer CDR (CO) 1968-69 12/27/2018
David J. Olson EM2(SS) 1970-70 12/28/2018




                    

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ROY "Buck" Snyder Em3/c - Rest Your Oar

(The News Virginian)
Roy Lester "Buck" Snyder, 85, of Buffalo Gap Highway, died Saturday, December 26, 2009, in Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on December 9, 1924, in Mount Crawford, a son of Jesse Elmer Snyder Sr. and Lula (Fisher) Snyder. He was a graduate of Churchville High School. He served during World War II in the United States Navy as a submarine sailor aboard the USS Sea Robin (SS-407) during its last war patrol. Mr. Snyder was employed by E. I. DuPont for 38 years prior to retirement. He was a member of Jerusalem Chapel United Brethren in Christ Church. On November 15, 1950, he married the former Nell Smiley, who preceded him in death on February 12, 1996. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jesse Snyder Jr. Surviving are two sons, Rick Snyder and his wife, Ruthie, of Churchville and Ben Snyder and his wife, Kitty, of McGaheysville; a sister, Christine Snyder of Staunton; a brother, John Snyder of Staunton; three grandchildren, Andrew and Daniel Snyder and Benny Grubbs; and three great-grandchildren. A graveside funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Green Hill Cemetery, officiated by Pastor Dennis Sites and Mr. Harold Fry. Active pallbearers will be Charles Bell, Benny Cook, Brent Cook, Joe O'Gorek, Jim Vass, and Ronnie Hawkins. Honorary pallbearers will be George Baylor, Don Hanger, Mark Hanger, Pat Smiley, Arlen Hanger, Gerald Botkin, Harry Harris, and Russell Baylor. The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 29, 2009, at Bear Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Churchville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 608, Churchville, VA 24421.

Sailor, rest your oar