Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.
The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.
In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
Placeholder - to be replaced with Donations
We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.
The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
To notify the funeral home of your interest, complete and submit the following form:
Curtis Leon Snyder, 70, of Jay, Oklahoma died at 4:38 a.m., Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at Integris Grove General Hospital after a long illness.
Curtis was born October 23, 1937 in Enid, Oklahoma to Byron Vincent and Gracia Cordelia (Tuckness) Snyder. After graduation from Enid High School, he joined the Unites State Navy on June 20, 1956 where he was first stationed at Pensacola, Florida. From February 1957 until October 1958, he served aboard the USS Bon Hom Richard CV31 in the Pacific Ocean. Curtis studied Mechanical Engineering at Oklahoma State University in 1959. In January 1960, Curtis began his career as a Flight Test Technician in Ontario, California. In September 1960, he moved back to Enid and worked at Vance AFB until May 1966. He then spent 6 years at Sheppard AFB in Wichita Falls, Texas. In July 1972 Curtis began his almost 20 year career with Northrop where he worked at Dhahran, Saudi Arabia on the F5, Edwards AFB, California on the F5, F20 “Tigershark”, B2 and Avionic Flying Test Bed, Virginia Beach, Virginia on the T38 and F5. He retired to Jay, Oklahoma in November 1992 from Quartz Hill, California.
Curtis was a member of the Masonic Aubrey Berry Lodge #501 in Enid, Oklahoma, was a 32nd Degree Mason in the Guthrie Scottish Rite Temple, and the American Legion Post #192 in Spavinaw, Oklahoma.
On August 11, 1973, he married Lowis J. Teeter in Dean, Texas. She survives of the home in Jay. They enjoyed traveling together and had especially enjoyed two trips, an Alaskan Cruise in 1999, and a cruise through the Panama Canal in 2000.
Additional survivors include four sons, Vincent Ray Snyder of Norfolk, Virginia, Larry Rollins and wife Debbie of Grove, Oklahoma, Jimmy Rollins and Francine of Jay, Oklahoma, and Randy Rollins and wife Debbie of Grove, Oklahoma; four daughters, Loretta Sunderland and her husband Kirk of Hayward, Wisconsin, Judy Rollins of Jay, Oklahoma, Donna Kirkley and her husband Gene of Yucaipa, California, and Karolyn McFarlane and her husband Terry of West Lake, Louisiana; one sister, Janice Cordell of Enid, Oklahoma; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four nephews and one niece.
Curtis was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Virginia Snyder.
The family will receive friends at Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Jay, Oklahoma on Friday, September 5, 2008 from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m.
The graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, September 6, 2008 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Enid, Oklahoma with Brother Marvin Dale Gillum of House of Prayer in Jay officiating. Pallbearers will be Vincent Snyder, Terry McFarlane, Jerry Fisk, Shawn Rollins, Wesley Rollins, and Andrew Dinesen.
Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home of Jay, Oklahoma is in charge of arrangements.
Friends and family may leave on line condolences at www.honoringmemories.com.
In the event that there is an error in the information presented, please contact the funeral home by clicking here.