It is with sadness that we inform you that CFD Retired Engineer Henry Snyder passed away on October 12, 2011. Engineer Snyder was hired with the CFD on April 2, 1968, promoted to 3rd Driver on May 4, 1973, and then to Engineer on December 27, 1975. He was assigned to Tower 105 in the "Truck House" on Coming Street where he drove for Captain Raymond Simmons. Engineer Snyder retired on April 22, 1994.
The wake will be held at Bethel AME Church located at 464 Society Road in McClellanville on Monday, October 17, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. The funeral service will be conducted at Bethel Church on Tuesday, October 18, beginning at 1:00 p.m., will full Fire Department honors.
Any fire department member available is requested to attend either of the services in recognition of Engineer Snyder's service as a City of Charleston firefighter. Personnel should wear their Class A uniform as a sign of respect for his years of service.