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Dale Arnold Snyder

February 25, 1947 — April 30, 2023

Ocean Springs

 

Dale Arnold Snyder was born on February 25, 1947 and passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, April 30, 2023 surrounded by family after a brief illness.

Dale was lifelong resident of Ocean Springs, MS. He married his wife Deborah Pitalo-Snyder in April of 1986. Together they shared 5 children, 13 grandchildren, and 1 great-granddaughter. 

Dale was a 1965 graduate of Ocean Springs High School and was an avid sportsman in high school, specifically football. He was a man of God and enjoyed reading and studying the bible with his wife Deborah. Dale loved all sports and he was a natural comedian. His presence could light up a room. He never met a stranger. He had a heart of gold and would help anyone in need.

Dale was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend.

Dale was preceded in death by his father, Edward C. Snyder and his mother, Vivian Steelman – Crysell; and a brother, William “Billy” Moore.

Left to cherish his memories are his beloved wife, Deborah Pitalo-Snyder of Ocean Springs, MS; 5 children, Jeff (Lilly) of Dallas, TX, Robby (Leah) of Ocean Springs, MS, Jody of Phoenix, AZ, Rachel of Ocean Springs, MS and Jude (Wesley) of Stonewall, LA; 13 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; 1 sister, June Shaw of Troy, AL; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Thursday, May 4, 2023 at Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home on Porter Avenue in Ocean Springs, MS from 9:30 am until 10:00 am followed by a 10:00 am memorial service.

A special thanks to Heath Thompson of Singing River Hospitals and Gary Hand of Canon Hospice.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to Disability Connection, 700 Pass Road, Gulfport, MS 39501.

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Dale Arnold Snyder.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, May 4, 2023

9:30 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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Memorial Service

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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