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James "Red" Hubert Snyder

May 3, 1929 — February 2, 2008

Graveside services for James “Red” Hubert Snyder, 78, of Higgins, TX will be at 2:00 P.M. Monday, February 4, 2008 at Eller Flat Prairie Dell Cemetery with Pastor Andy Taylor, officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home of Canadian, TX. Mr. Snyder passed away Saturday, February 2, 2008 in Amarillo, Texas. Red was born on May 3, 1929 at the Alexander Ranch in Hemphill County to the late Mr. Carl Willard Snyder and Mrs. Lena Bell Williams Snyder. He attended school at Cataline and Briscoe schools in a one room school house around the Alexander Ranch. He worked on the Alexander Ranch in his early years as well as the Aubra Bowers Ranch. Red was active in livestock and showed cattle. He moved to Clayton, NM and worked on the Britt Ranch. He then moved to Miami, TX in 1946 and worked for CM Coffee and the Stanford Ranch. He met Mary Stanford while in Miami, TX and they married on November 11, 1950. He was a Veteran of the United States Army serving in the Korean Conflict. After returning home from the Korean Conflict they moved to the Flowers Ranch and had two girls, Martha Louise and Billie Jane. They then moved to Higgins, TX in 1968 where they remained living. He was a team roper for 25 years. He was preceded in death by one brother, Carl “Jasper” Snyder, one sister, Laura Lee Dickinson and one niece, Eddie Snyder Parker. He is survived by his wife, Mary Snyder of Higgins, TX; two daughters, Louise Snyder Landers and husband John of Higgins, TX; Billie Snyder Lunsford and husband Joe of Miami, TX; four grandchildren, Hugh Landers of Shattuck, OK; Justin Landers of Higgins, TX; Levi Lunsford and wife Carol of Lubbock, TX; Jodi Lunsford of Lubbock, TX; four great-grandchildren, Caitlin Landers and Molly Landers both of Arnett, OK; Gains Lunsford and Jack Lunsford both of Lubbock, TX; two nieces, Possum Jahnel and husband Gary of Canadian, TX; Carol Ruth Kennedy of Kansas City, MO; two nephews, Bob Dickinson and Bud Dickinson both of Canadian, TX and a brother-in-law, Roy A. Dickinson of Canadian, TX. The family suggest memorials be made to Hemphill County Hospice, 1020 S. 4th, Canadian, TX 79014 or Your Favorite Charity.
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