Franklin “Sparky” Dave Snyder passed away unexpectedly in Castro Valley, California on January 8, 2020. He was 74 years old.
Born March 20, 1945 in Upland, California to parents Dorothy and Maywood Snyder, Franklin worked as an electrician for over 50 years. He served in the US Navy in Saigon, Vietnam from 1966-1968, where he was a load master on a C54. He enjoyed walking Lake Chabot, country and ballroom dancing, and going to Bosco’s.
Franklin is survived by his children David (Claudia), Michael (Windy), Andrew (Caroline) and Matthew; grandchildren Hannah, Nolan, Grace, Cyrus, Esther, Jael, Leah and Ezekiel; and siblings Judy and Barbara.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Grissom’s Chapel & Mortuary.