Charles Grant Snider, 72, of Independence, Missouri, passed away December 26, 2008.

Charles was born August 20, 1936 in Greeley, Co. the son of Holman A. and Bertha C. (Harrington) Snider. He worked several years for Barnes-Baker in Chillicothe, Mo. And then was a auto mechanic for several years in Kansas City area. Charles was a member of the Buck Horn Presbyterian church in Masonville, Co. and a member of 778 auto union. He was a U. S. Army veteran. Charles while in Colorado as a young man enjoyed deer and Elk hunting and working in his families mine, he also enjoyed car racing and attending all his childrens activities and watching sports on T.V..

Preceded in death by Dorothy Snider in 1996.                                

Survivors include his wife of 42 years Lana Snider of the home, 2-sons Michael A. Snider and wife Kimberly of Belleville, Il., Mitchell G. Snider of Buckner, Mo. A daughter Angela L. Snider of Shawnee, Ks. 2-Grandchilren Austin & Rachel, 2-sisters Nancy Forkner of Torrington, Wy., Margaret Cole of Evens, Co., 2 brothers Richard Snider of Greeley, Co. Beryl Snider of Wellington, Co. The family suggest contributions to Pleasant View Christian church 19114 E. Salisbury Road, Indep., Mo. 64056

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday December 31, 2008 at New Salem Funeral Home. Burial in New Salem Cemetery, with full military honors. Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. prior to services at New Salem Chapel AR: New Salem Funeral Home & Cemetery 816-796-8600

ARR: New Salem Funeral Home and Cemetery (816-796-8600)