Leslie Merton Snyder

Leslie Snyder. Courtesy photo.

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Leslie Merton Snyder, born March 20, 1948, took his final ride on June 30, 2021, surrounded by family and friends.

Born in Hollywood, California, he was raised in Santa Paula.

Les served in the US Navy during the Vietnam war. While stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii, he met his wife of 49 years, Kristin.

Les is survived by his children, Martin (Jacqueline) Snyder and Aubrey (Erica) Snyder; his three grandchildren, Kerrington, Maxwell and Henry; sisters, Janice (Jim) McNaughton, and Marcia Manes; good friend, Irvin Myers; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his parents, Geri Cole and Merton Snyder.

Les and Kristin moved to Lake County in 1981. Les worked as an x-ray technician for 40 years.

He was an avid Harley rider and loved boating, traveling back to Hawaii and a good martini.

A celebration of his life will be held for family and friends.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit www.chapelofthelakes.com.