HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — Dr. C.E. “Larry” Snyder died at 10:36 p.m. Wednesday at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.
A native of Vincennes, he was born Jan. 12, 1937, the son of the late M. Clarence Snyder and Philamine Williams Snyder.
He was a graduate of Indiana University Medical School and later interned and did his residency at the Indiana University Medical School. He had formerly practiced medicine in Washington. He was an Air Force veteran who had served during the Korean War. He was also a motorcyclist and was associated with Motorcross International. He was a Catholic. He had served as director of Yellow Ambulance Services and was an honorary professor at the University of Kentucky Medical School. For 37 years he served as an emergency room physician at Jennie Stuart Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Lynn Snyder; two brothers, Norman Snyder of Vincennes, Joseph Snyder of Rosedale; and four sisters, Marjorie Walker of Terre Haute, Judy Robbins of Freelandville, and Norma Bahr and Ellen Lay, both of Vincennes.
Graveside services with military honors were held at noon Monday at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-West with Dr. Gary Spencer officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.
Arrangements were made through Lamb Funeral Home.