Donald Robert Snyder, 85

Donald Robert Snyder, 85, of Westport, passed away at 6:29 A.M. on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at his residence. He was born on December 11, 1935 the son of Dallas and Buelah (DeSpain) Snyder. He served with the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1958. He retired from Bohn Aluminum in 1984 after 25 years of service. He attended both the Wesleyan and the Nazarene Churches. Donnie enjoyed history, collecting Indian artifacts and gardening. He married Anna Marie Bell on September 20, 1959 in Bartholomew County and she survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Stacy Ann (Rod) Dickenson of North Vernon; sons, Scott Lynn Snyder of Westport and Randy (Cheryl) Yeager of North Vernon; brothers, Jack (June) Snyder of Greensburg, and Rickey Snyder of New Point; 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Elsie Mae Snyder and Carolyn June Deaton; brother, Larry Snyder and granddaughter, Christina Ann “Teeny” Yeager. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, November 8, 2021 at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Rev. Glenn Black officiating. Burial will follow at the Westport Cemetery with military graveside rites. The family will receive visitors on Sunday, November 7, 2021 from 2:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. We ask visitors to follow social distancing guidelines inside the funeral home and the family asks visitors to wear masks. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made to the family at

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