Thomas was born on August 1, 1949 in Toledo to the late James and Doris (nee Chappuies) Snyder. He graduated from the University of Toledo, where he also played football.
Tom loved his family and cherished his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed spending time with them and followed all their sports, and extra-curricular activities. He also liked taking motorcycle trips and had a wonderful, witty sense of humor.
Tom was a marketing professional most recently with the Continental Group and previously with the Janesville-Sackner Group where he was Senior VP of Marketing and Product Development and European Operations. He was a member and former President of the Rotary Club of Swanton, Ohio.
He is survived by his loving wife, Brenda (nee McGuckin) Snyder; children, Sean (Jacci) Snyder, Angie (Scott) Maple, Lindsay (Scott) Smith, Lesley ( fiancé Scott) Snyder, Megan (Nick) Filippi and Chris (Adriane) Byron; grandchildren, Kirstin Beiver, Chase Snyder, Jack Snyder, Collin and Carly Maple, Amelia and Ellery Smith and Hazel Snyder; siblings, Terry (Vicki) Snyder and Chris (Kathy) Snyder and great-granddaughter Sophia.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends and family are invited to a gathering and celebration of Thomas’s life which will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 beginning at 1 pm at the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church Social Hall, 130 Main Street, Milan, Ohio 44846. In lieu of flowers, memorial Contributions may be made to one of Tom’s favorite charities, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting: www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com