Michael E. Snyder (1969-2019)

Michael E. Snyder (1969-2019)

RBO Secretary Treasurer (2003-2019)

Michael E. Snyder, 49, passed away peacefully at home January 22, 2019.  He was born in Akron oh April 20, 1969, was a 1987 Firestone High School graduate, and earned a bachelor’s degree from the Ohio State University.

As a youth, Mike caddied at Portage and Firestone Country Clubs, and he especially loved caddying in the Pro-Am at the Firestone Tournament of Champions.  He worked in the golf industry for many years and was a youth basketball coach.

Michael was an extremely active member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and the RBO.  He was a 20 year president of RBO Lodge 204 and was the National Secretary and Treasurer of RBO.  He was an avid golfer and tremendous story-teller and he will be deeply missed.

Preceded in death by his father, Merie and uncle, George Mihaly, he is survived by his mother, Carol; brother, Benjamin (Gretchen) and their daughters Emma and Gerika; aunts, Mary Mihaly, Margie (Dan) Fagan and Lana (Wes) Nestor; and many loving cousins and friends.