Gregg V. Snyder

Obituaries in York, PA | York Dispatch
Obituaries in York, PA | York Dispatch

Gregg V. Snyder

York - Gregg V. Snyder (Giggs), 77, A Loving, Kind and Gentle Man, entered into rest Monday January 10, 2022 at UPMC Memorial Hospital. He was the husband to his beloved wife Linnie D. (Witmer) Snyder of 56 years.

Gregg was born May 14,1944 in York, a son of the late Blaine L. and Betty M. (Steininger) Snyder.

In addition to his wife, Linnie, Gregg leaves behind a daughter, Tiffany R. Harman and her husband Jeffrey; a son, Troy G. Snyder; granddaughters Madison and Abigail Harman; as well as his grand dogs; a brother, Jeffrey L. Snyder and his wife Lisa; and his sister-in-law, Sylvia Snyder, nephew, Scott Snyder and his wife Donna, and niece, Michelle Shaffer and her husband James; along with other nieces, nephews, and many loving extended family members near and far. He was preceded in death by his brother Terry L. Snyder.

He was a 1962 graduate of Dallastown High School and served with Honor in the Army National Guard. He had always had an interest and love of automobiles, and had always worked in that industry, starting in 1962 with Red Lion Auto Parts, then in 1964 he started his sales career with D.E. Stetler Dodge. In 1966 he became their New Car Sales Manager and continued that until 1985. During those early years his love of Drag Racing formed and his participation continued through this past season. Gregg also owned and operated Westlawn Auto Center from 1984 to 1998, then owning Aspen Transport Village and Back 9 Storage from 1998 through 2021.

Gregg especially loved his family and when they could all be together. The family had done some extensive traveling over the years, he had seen every US State, much of Canada, parts of Mexico and Central America as well as other destinations. His favorite though was Florida, to visit his granddaughters.

Gregg had been a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Dallastown, The York County Garagemen's Association, the PA Independent Auto Dealers Association, the NRA, the Nation Hot Rod Association, and a member of the United Nostalgia Super Stock racing organization from Cecil County Dragway. Along with his racing interests, Gregg was also an avid hunter, and enjoyed the occasional round of golf.

A visitation will be held at 1:00pm followed by a service at 2:00pm at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Dallastown PA, officiated by Pastor Stephany Sechrist on January 29, 2022. The John W. Keffer Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc. West York is assisting with arrangements. The family has asked, in consideration of all who may be attending, to please wear a mask. Thank You.

In lieu of flowers, Contributions or Donations may be made to: Bethlehem UM, 109 E. Main St, Dallastown PA 17313; Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675; or an SPCA of your choice.

Posted online on January 18, 2022

Published in York Daily Record, York Dispatch

Obituaries in York, PA | York Dispatch
Obituaries in York, PA | York Dispatch

Gregg V. Snyder

Gregg V. Snyder

York - Gregg V. Snyder (Giggs), 77, A Loving, Kind and Gentle Man, entered into rest Monday January 10, 2022 at UPMC Memorial Hospital. He was the husband to his beloved wife Linnie D. (Witmer) Snyder of 56 years.

Gregg was born May 14,1944 in York, a son of the late Blaine L. and Betty M. (Steininger) Snyder.

In addition to his wife, Linnie, Gregg leaves behind a daughter, Tiffany R. Harman and her husband Jeffrey; a son, Troy G. Snyder; granddaughters Madison and Abigail Harman; as well as his grand dogs; a brother, Jeffrey L. Snyder and his wife Lisa; and his sister-in-law, Sylvia Snyder, nephew, Scott Snyder and his wife Donna, and niece, Michelle Shaffer and her husband James; along with other nieces, nephews, and many loving extended family members near and far. He was preceded in death by his brother Terry L. Snyder.

He was a 1962 graduate of Dallastown High School and served with Honor in the Army National Guard. He had always had an interest and love of automobiles, and had always worked in that industry, starting in 1962 with Red Lion Auto Parts, then in 1964 he started his sales career with D.E. Stetler Dodge. In 1966 he became their New Car Sales Manager and continued that until 1985. During those early years his love of Drag Racing formed and his participation continued through this past season. Gregg also owned and operated Westlawn Auto Center from 1984 to 1998, then owning Aspen Transport Village and Back 9 Storage from 1998 through 2021.

Gregg especially loved his family and when they could all be together. The family had done some extensive traveling over the years, he had seen every US State, much of Canada, parts of Mexico and Central America as well as other destinations. His favorite though was Florida, to visit his granddaughters.

Gregg had been a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Dallastown, The York County Garagemen's Association, the PA Independent Auto Dealers Association, the NRA, the Nation Hot Rod Association, and a member of the United Nostalgia Super Stock racing organization from Cecil County Dragway. Along with his racing interests, Gregg was also an avid hunter, and enjoyed the occasional round of golf.

A visitation will be held at 1:00pm followed by a service at 2:00pm at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Dallastown PA, officiated by Pastor Stephany Sechrist on January 29, 2022. The John W. Keffer Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc. West York is assisting with arrangements. The family has asked, in consideration of all who may be attending, to please wear a mask. Thank You.

In lieu of flowers, Contributions or Donations may be made to: Bethlehem UM, 109 E. Main St, Dallastown PA 17313; Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675; or an SPCA of your choice.

Posted online on January 18, 2022

Published in York Daily Record, York Dispatch