Ronald A. Snyder, 69, of Van Wert passed away January 2, 2020 during brief hospice inpatient care, Lima Memorial Hospital.
Ron was born February 22, 1950 in Marion, Ohio the son of Eldon (Sam) Snyder, who has preceded him in death and Elizabeth (Betty) Snyder who survives in Van Wert.
Ron was an athlete and a scholar. He graduated Indian Lake High School, Lewistown, Ohio in 1969 and went on to Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
earning a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and math and receiving the Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry. Ron was a physical chemistry research doctoral fellow at Purdue University Graduate School, West Lafayette, Indiana. He was a US Navy veteran.
In addition to his mother, Betty, he is survived by two sisters, Carmen (Jim) Houser, Russells Point, Ohio and Rita,Van Wert.
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. There will be no viewing or services at this time. A commemorative service will be announced at a later date.
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