John E. 'Jack' Snover

John E. “Jack” Snover, 85, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, March 16, 2020, at Heritage Pointe of Huntington.

Mr. Snover was a 1953 graduate of Huntington High School. He had attended Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, through a scholarship for swimming. He was a member of Central Christian Church, where he served for many years as an elder and deacon. He owned and operated Sweetser Lumber Company in Marion from 1976 to 1997. He later worked as a sales representative for All-American Homes in Decatur. He had served on the City of Huntington Plan Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals. He had also served on the Huntington County United Economic Development Committee and the CDC Platt Committee.

He was born Jan. 1, 1935, in Meadville, PA, to Raymond and Deana Yokum Snover. He married Carolyn S. Burnworth on June 18, 1955, at the Congregational Christian Church, and she preceded him in death on April 15, 2013. He later married Joanie S. Veach on Feb. 6, 2016, in Huntington, and she survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Scott (Yolanda) Snover, of Fort Wayne, and Jeff (Rhonda) Snover, of North Manchester; a daughter, Julie (Glen) Lahr, of Roanoke; two stepsons, Rob (Karen) Veach, of Warsaw, and Darin Veach, of Huntington; a brother, Donald (Susan) Snover, of Tucson, AZ; six grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren.

There will be no visitation or services. Interment will be at a later date at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Huntington.

Memorials are to Central Christian Church, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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