John Ray Snider


A Memorial Service honoring the life of John Ray Snider, 72, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 14, 2022 at Open Range Fellowship, 9950 US-80, Greenwood, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Dennis Aaron.

John Ray Snider was born April 4, 1949 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Elmer and Grace Snider and passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2022 in Longview, Texas.

John graduated from Fair Park High School and was a member of the United States Navy Reserves. He worked as both a lineman and wireman and retired from General Motors. He married his loving wife of 31 years, Marsha, in 1990. John was a lifelong real cowboy. He loved the Lord and loved his family, friends, and others he met along the way. John had a one-of-a-kind personality and never met a stranger. He always knew how to make people feel welcomed and loved. He will be dearly missed.

Left to cherish his memory are:
His wife, Marsha Snider

Son, Shaun Snider and wife, Melissa

Stepson, Craig Borders

Matthew Borders
Brody Snider

He also leaves behind special friends, Tommy Wilson and Ernie Williams.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Martin, Chris Jones, Larry Moses, Glen Nelson, Tommy Swett, Jeff Goldsby, Jimmy Causey, Joe Ferlito, Buzz Kemper, Jim Smith, Larry Hoper, Gary Smith, Bill Wilson, Bob Osborn, Terry Marshall, Charlie Rich, and Jamie Atkinson.