February 6th, 2008

Gary D. Snapp 59 of Lafayette died on February 6, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Regional Health. He was a resident of Lafayette for 32 years previously living in Rossville. Gary was born on March 24, 1948 to William Snapp and Mona (maiden Lewing) Snapp Reynolds and they survive. He was a graduate of Rossville High School and served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War and was a member of the Vietnam K-9 Dog Handlers Association. He married Sheila Graves on January 30, 1971 in Lafayette and she preceded him on October 26, 2007. Gary was currently working as a service dispatcher for DeFouw Chevrolet for over 20 years. He enjoyed golfing, racing, and coaching diving at Central Catholic and previously coached at Attica High School. He and his wife, Sheila, were also a foster parents for 26 years. Surviving are 3 daughters, Deana Sotelo (husband Omar) of West Lafayette, Rachael Guinn (husband Kevin) and Bethany Johnson (fiancé Brian Raub) both of Lafayette, and a brother Don D. Snapp of Lafayette. A memorials service will take place on Sunday February 17 at Faith Baptist Church with visitation from 2-3pm with the service to follow. Surviving are six Grandchildren, Caitlin Sotelo, Logan Sotelo, Noah Guinn, Haleigh Maslin, Keeghan Martin and Sophie Johnson. Memorials to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and American Heart Association. Share memories and condolences online at http://Hippensteelfuneralhome.com

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