J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home

811 Finley Dr, Albion, MI


James "Jim" Phillip Snyder

December 24, 1946September 16, 2019

James Phillip Synder 12-24-1946 to 9-16-2019

He was born in Albion to Willard and Irene (Robinson) Snyder. Jim grew up in Albion and attended Albion High School graduating in 1965. He went on to graduate from Western Michigan University.

Jim started working at Hayes-Albion first in production then became a foreman. After that Jim worked at Dick Scott Buick in Albion as a bookkeeper and at Bob Frahms Chevrolet as a used car salesman. He enjoyed his work and meeting many new friends over the years. Jim retired at the age of 62 years.

Jim was an avid fan of the U of M sports, he was a season ticket holder of the football games for many years. He enjoyed softball for years as a coach for Dick Scott Nichols and Waito’s. He also enjoyed fishing, golf and loved to grill out on his deck year round. Most of all loved Spending time with his friends,

Jim is survived by his brother, Dr. Ben Snyder (wife Diane) of Worcester, MA and his Nephew, Hans Snyder (wife Christine) of Grafton, MA and a great niece. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Stephen and sister Susan.

He was able to stay in the house he grew up in with the help of his friends Karen and Steve and the many months of around the clock help from wonderful caretakers, Stormi, Ellis, Alex, Gabby and Chad.

A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 4:00pm at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, Michigan 49224 with Pastor Al Henson officiating. Burial will take place on Thursday, September 26, 2019.

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  • Memorial Service Wednesday, September 25, 2019


James "Jim" Phillip Snyder

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Denise Wixson

September 24, 2019

I was sad to hear we lost Jimmy. He was a great man. The love and attention he gave to my Grandchildren- Kenny, Noah, Cole and Natalie will always remain in their hearts , also in their Mom's, Erin and Mine. I pray he knew what his friendship meant to them. Rest peacefully in Heaven Jimmy, you will be missed. Denise Prescott Wixson.

Janice Shedd

September 19, 2019

Rest In Peace Dear Jimmy, It has been a long struggle, but your did your best for a good many years............You are the best at the phase "Never Give Up". You accomplished so very much after your stroke. My memories go back to ole AHS and the parties, sock hops, football games and may I say again the parties..... such fun. Always loved that red hair. From John and I..........will miss you friend. Say hi to Steve, Dad and Mama Irene.