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Richard L. Snapp

June 8, 1932 ~ April 1, 2018 (age 85)

Richard L. Snapp, 85, of Huntsville, passed away at 2:21 AM on Sunday April 1st, at his home surrounding by his loving family.

He was born in Huntsville, Ohio on June 8, 1932 to the late Roy and Myrle (Idle) Snapp. 


On April 15, 1953 he married Evelyn (Beard) Snapp and she survives.


He is also survived by a son, Douglas (Jodie) Snapp of Sebastian, FL, and two daughters Shary Duff of Huntsville and Linda (Duane) Kimble of Ross, seven grandchildren; Jason (Lance Scarborough) Duff, Ashley (Jeremy) Sloan,  Becca Snapp, Gabriel Kimble, Michael Kimble, Sierra Snapp, Angel Kimble, and his great-grandchildren Tyson & Griffin Sloan, and his siblings; Donna Voorhies, Dale (Dorothy) Snapp, Wilbur (India Ann) Snapp, Emerson (Sheila) Snapp, and Ron (Judy) Snapp, and two sisters-in-law, Madeline “Bunny” Snapp, and Pat Snapp.


He is preceded in death by his siblings; Avis Nicholas, Wilda Hayes, Dwight Snapp and Howard Snapp.


Richard began his business career washing and polishing cars for Bobb’s Chevrolet, Bellefontaine.  During this time, he was drafted into the United States Air Force and served during the Korean War.  Upon his honorable discharge from the Air Force, he earned a sales position at Bobb’s Chevrolet and was recognized for being a top salesperson. 


He then began working for Hill & Hamilton Insurance and over the years, he became partner and in total had purchased nine insurance agencies merging them all into Hill & Hamilton Insurance.


Richard also owned the Indian Lake Insurance Services, which later became Stolly Insurance.  He served on the board and later served as President for Security Federal Savings & Loan in Bellefontaine.  He was also the founding President of the Board for Colonial Federal Savings & Loan, Bellefontaine.  He and his wife, Evelyn enjoyed walking the beautiful crystal sands at Siesta Key, Florida for 30 years. 


Pastor Bryan Meadows will officiate a funeral service at 12 Noon on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the Huntsville United Methodist Church, 6611 Fruit St, Huntsville, OH 43324. Visitation will be on Thursday, from 10 until 12Noon at the church before the service. Burial will be in Huntsville Cemetery with military honors provided by the Logan County Veteran Honor Guard.


Funeral arrangements are in care of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.



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