Little League® International remembers longtime Little League Baseball® World Series teammate Charles Snyder, Sr. He was 73.
Mr. Snyder, a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and a resident of Pennsdale, Pennsylvania, volunteered for 21 years as an “uncle” for the Little League teams that reached the Little League Baseball World Series, which was played each August in Williamsport, Pa.
“Chuck was simply one of the best people I have known in my Little League time,” said Stephen D. Keener, Little League president and CEO. “We will miss his friendship, selfless service and infectious laughter. Good thoughts and our humble gratitude for Chuck’s memory go out to family and many friends during this difficult time. ”
A 1965 graduate of William Penn High School, Mr. Snyder served in the Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. After his time in the armed forces, he participated and graduated from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy. Following many years of service to Troop P in LaPorte, Pennsylvania, Mr. Snyder retired with the rank of Crime Corporal.
Mr. Snyder left behind his wife of 36 years, Nancy; sounds, Charles and Martin; brother, Harry; sister, Virginia; and three grandchildren. He was killed by his parents, Harry and Blanche Snyder.