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Richard Snider
Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha
Hiawatha , KS

Richard Snider, 87, of Hiawatha, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022. He was the 10th and last child born in Offerle, KS to Nicholas and Barbara (Smith) Snider. He married Jessie (Barnes) of Kinsley on January 4, 1955. They moved to Salina, Kansas and raised their family there. After retiring they moved to Hiawatha to near their daughter and family.

Richard started his construction career building homes then took on commercial buildings. As a superintendent, he was well known having constructed several schools, college dorms, banks, post offices, and restaurants throughout Kansas. Later in life he enjoyed gardening, yardwork, and fishing.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters; four brothers and his son Richard (Rick) Snider.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jessie of the home, son Mark Steven (Marissa) Snider in the Phillippines, daughter Angel (Dale) Elliott of Hiawatha. Also surviving are grandsons Jeremy (Nicole) Dolisi, Hiawatha, and John Snider of Suffolk, VA; great-grandchildren include Shae, Thane, and Blade Dolisi and JR and Hunter Snider.

Cremation is planned with a private family inurnment at a later date at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hiawatha with no formal services planned at this time.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association, Brown County Cemetery District, or a charity of choice sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 124 S 7th St., 66434.

A special message may be sent to the family at www.chapeloaksfuneralhome.com


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