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Gearld Snyder

November 14, 1946 — October 24, 2021


Gearld Loyd Snyder, 74, of Eunice, NM passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021.

Gearld was born in Centralia, Illinois on November 14, 1946 to James and Anne Snyder.  He graduated High School in 1964 from Dover, OK.  He then completed 2 years at Okmulgee Technical College.  Gearld spent 32 years in the oil and gas industry and 24 of those years dedicated to Texaco Oil and Gas.  He had a passion for stock car racing and was a steadfast fan of Cardinal Motor Speedway in Eunice.

Gearld was united in marriage to Kathy Newman on November 21, 1975. They raised two children, Amy and Brent.

Gearld was preceded in death by his parents, James and Anne Snyder, and in-laws, Daniel and Helen Newman.

He leaves behind his beloved wife, Kathy; daughter, Amy and Chris Dearmin of Balko, OK; son, Brent and Pepper Snyder of Amarillo, TX; two grandchildren, Madison Dearmin and Chandler Dearmin; sister-in-law, Lanora Reynolds; and brother-in-laws, Joe, Bill, and Dale Newman.

Family requests memorials to First Baptist Church of Eunice (PO Box 1449, Eunice, NM 88231 or online at, Eunice Public Library (PO Box 1629, Eunice, NM 88231) or your favorite charity.

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

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