Madison doctor passes away

August 2, 2013

MADISON — A longtime Madison doctor passed away this past weekend on Saturday, July 27, 2013.

Dr. John Mark Snyder, 56, of Turtle Creek passed away peacefully in the evening, according to his obituary from Handley Funeral Home in Danville.

A former coal miner, Dr. Snyder was a graduate of Gary High School, Bluefield State College and The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Snyder proudly made his home and practiced medicine in Madison for the past 25 years.

He was preceded in death by his father John William Snyder, and mother Sonia “Madelyn” Snyder of Gary, WV.

He is survived by his loving wife, Gail, of 27 years, his son Travis, daughter Lauren, son William and granddaughter, Madilyn. He is also survived by his sister Beverly O’Brien and her husband John O’Brien of Gary, WV and brother Chad Snyder of Bent Mountain, VA., along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Scott High School Band Boosters.

Arrangements by Handley Funeral Home in Danville.

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