Daniel P. Snyder, 90, of Monticello, passed away at 6:12 a.m. Monday (April 3, 2017) at Arcola Health Care Center.
Danny was born July 2, 1926, in Clinton, the son of Ruben and Ruth (Hill) Snyder. He married Hilda Marie Shafer on Feb. 16, 1946, in Decatur. She passed away Nov. 16, 1983. He later married Jean “J.J.” Price on March 4, 2012, in Monticello.
Danny is survived by his wife, Jean “J.J.” Snyder, Monticello; sons, Steven Snyder (Susie), Bloomington; Chris Price (Tracy), Katy, Texas; Jeff Price (Leann), San Jose; grandchildren, Nick Price, Daniel Price, Stacey Snyder, Kristin Smith (Mike), Colin Price, Breanna Price; great-grandchildren, Nathan, Ella, Harper, Cannon and Coen Smith; and sister-in-law, Hazel Snyder, Clinton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Hilda Marie Shafer; one brother; one sister; and one half brother.
Danny retired from Manor Care and was maintenance and groundskeeper at First State Bank of Monticello. Danny also served as a deputy on both the Piatt County and Monticello police departments. Danny served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and was a member of Hamm-Burke American Legion Post 101 of Monticello.
His funeral will be at noon Thursday at Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello, with the Rev. Steve Ingram officiating. Visitation will be 10 a.m. Thursday until service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in Croninger Cemetery, Cisco, with military rites. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family of Daniel P. Snyder.