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Paul Leroy Snider, 68, passed away on September 21, 2020 at his home in Sanford Lake. Paul was born on January 28, 1952 in Widnes, England to parents Harland (Jack) and Vera Snider. He married Diane Centala in 1979.


Paul traveled the world and was a very talented musician. He played bass guitar, guitar, keyboards and sang. He also enjoyed sports, fishing, cars and spending time with friends and family. He spent a lot of time with grandchildren and they were the light of his life. He liked joking around and making people laugh and will be missed by all who knew him.


Paul is survived by his son Trevor Snider, his brother Carl (Deb) Snider and his sisters JoAnn Snider and Sue Ann (Harold) Pears, grandchildren Kayley and Kaiden and many nieces and nephews. Paul was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Diane and his brother Harland (Duny) Snider.


There will be a service at Strong Cemetery in Barryton, MI on October 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Friends are family are invited to the V.F.W. Hall in Mt. Pleasant for a meal from 4-7pm.


Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Snider family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.



Condolence Messages

  1. Cindy Chapman

    06 October 2020 10 months ago

    Got to know Paul the last four years, he was a wonderful guy. Lots of laughs, and very kind to his neighbors, would bring the mail to the senior tenant next to him so she wouldn’t get by the road and it was a ways to walk. We will miss you Paul, Play your musis loud in heaven my friend.

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