Carl Eugene Snyder February 17, 1944 - October 3, 2021
Last updated 11/3/2021 at Noon
Carl Eugene Snyder of Camp Sherman passed away on October 3.
Carl was born in Watsonville, California. He graduated from Watsonville High School in 1961. After high school, Carl joined the United States Air Force and was stationed in Ramstein, Germany.
When Carl returned home, he worked for Butte Creek Rock Co. in Chico, California. After a period of time, Carl went back to school and became an airline reservation specialist. He eventually went to work for Evergreen International Airlines in McMinnville, Oregon, as Vice President of Travel Operations.
In 1983, Carl married Jada. They moved from Chico to Dallas, Oregon, then on to Tigard, where they settled until they both retired in 2009. In 2005, they bought a beautiful cabin in Camp Sherman, where Carl and Jada enjoyed their retirement years.
Carl loved to fly fish and was an accomplished sports official. He spent many years as a high school softball and baseball umpire. He was also a current board member in the local umpire’s association. He was also a high school volleyball official who spent countless hours officiating games for the high school’s student athletes.
Carl was a gentle soul who will be greatly missed by his family, community, and all who knew him. Carl is survived by his wife, Jada Snyder, his two sons David and Warren, his brother Don, his sister Shirley Spain, and three grandchildren, Stephen Snyder and Isabella and Vanessa Valle Snyder. There are currently no services planned.