Sylvester Snedaker

Sylvester L. “Lee” Snedaker, 93, of Greenwood passed away October 29, 2016. He was born in Elkhart, IN on October 24, 1923 to Sylvester and Josie Snedaker. As a child, Lee resided at the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Children’s Home in Knightstown, IN. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy as a Gunner’s Mate, serving in both Korea and WWII. He then worked for Indiana Bell Telephone Company for 41 years and was a member of the Pioneer Club. In retirement, Lee enjoyed time with his wife, Lucy, participating in bowling, square and round dancing, traveling and being members of numerous dance clubs. Lee also enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, hunting, fishing and training dogs. Sylvester is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Lucille Snedaker; daughters, Sharon (Richard) Avery and Cheryl Sims; brother, George Snedaker; sisters, Rosa Miles and Mary Fryer; 4 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 3 from 4 pm – 8 pm in Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Rd. 135, Greenwood. A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 4 at 10 am, also in the mortuary. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

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