NORTH LIMA - Lincoln Linn Snyder, 54, of North Lima, passed away Saturday morning, Sept. 8 at Northside Medical Center in Youngstown.
He was born August 28, 1958 in Youngstown, the son of Lincoln Levi and Margaret (Balogh) Snyder.
He graduated from South Range High School in 1976 and Hocking Technical College in Nelsonville, OH. Lincoln was a self-employed tree trimmer who always tried to leave the trees looking natural and uncut.
Lincoln loved the outdoors with hunting, fishing and trapping among his favorite pastimes. He was an avid reader and knew thousands of facts and stories which he told with his good sense of humor. He could identify most trees, plants and animals.
Lincoln was an excellent cook and taught his daughter to cook meals and shared all he knew with his daughter and others.
He was a member of Mount Olivet United Church of Christ in North Lima.
Lincoln is survived by his wife, Renee (Smith Lowe)Snyder, his precious daughter, Allisce at home; two stepchildren; two step-grandchildren; and his best friend, Bruce Keck.
He is also survived by his mother, Margaret Snyder of North Lima; his sister, Debra (Ted) Suffolk of Canfield; two nephews, Douglas Suffolk of Boulder, CO and Marcus Suffolk of Alliance.
Two maternal aunts, Ethel Lower and Louise Haydn, a paternal aunt, Sarah Mullinex, an uncle, Galen Snyder, and numerous cousins survive him.
Lincoln was preceded in death by his father, Lincoln Snyder; his grandparents, Dave and Mary (Vargo) Balogh and Joseph and Irene (Longanecker) Snyder; his mother-in-law, Sandy Cook; and his grandmother-in-law, Helen (Voytilla) Gozur of New Springfield.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 16, at 3:00pm at Mt. Olivet United Church of Christ with Rev. Melinda Q. Lacefield officiating.
The family would like to thank the staff at Northside Medical Center, Dr. Venglarsik, and the Gabriel Cancer Center in Canton for their care and for continuing to research life-prolonging cures.
The Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in North Lima has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or to send private condolences.