Michael Dan Snyder
October 13, 1956 - May 18, 2020
Michael Dan Snyder, 63, of Paradise, California, passed away on May 18, 2020 due to a stroke that had occurred earlier. Mike was a ten-year cancer survivor, but it had returned recently.
Mike was born October 13, 1956 in Parsons to Jimmie and Henrietta (Cochran) Snyder. He grew up and attended school in Parsons. Mike became a broadcast engineer and had worked for various television stations, including KOAM-TV of Pittsburg, Kansas at one time.
Mike is survived by his wife, Lauri, of the home; two sons, Michael and Andrew Snyder, of the home; one step-son, Joe Barbato (Stephanie) of Michigan; one daughter, Christy Gilreath (Josh) of Joplin, Missouri; Five Grandchildren; his mother, Henrietta Snyder of Parsons; one brother, James “Jody” Snyder, of Parsons; two sisters Angela Standridge (John) and Regina Riley, all of Parsons as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews, all of the Parsons area.
Mike was preceded in death by his father, Jimmie Dan Snyder, just seven weeks earlier.
Cremation has taken place with a memorial service to be held later at his church in Paradise, California.
Memorial contributions are suggested to an education fund for his sons, and these may be left at, or mailed to, the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home of Parsons, PO Box 374, Parsons, Kansas 67357.