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Homer David Snider: 1925-2018

 


Homer David Snider (nicknamed "Honest Abe") departed from us on May 2, 2018. He was born Feb. 16, 1925, in Arlington, Texas, the fourth child of Calvin Bowman Snider and Ethel Thomas Snider.

He lived through the Great Depression as a child, enjoyed playing football and basketball in high school, graduating in 1942. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy the day before he turned 18 and served in the Pacific on the USS Eldorado through WWII.

His take on that experience was, "War is hell, and there are enough problems in this world without it." He married the love of his life, Rose Mar...



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