Jacob Allen Snyder
1980 - 2008, Santa Barbara
Jacob Allen Snyder, age 28, died Saturday April 5, 2008 in Santa Barbara as a result of being struck by a train. Preceded in death by his "favorite" uncle, Jonathan Cupp. He is survived by his loving parents, Suzanne Cupp Beachy and Timothy A. Beachy; faithful and devoted siblings Natalie and Collin Beachy all of Columbus, OH; grandparents Gene and Anna Lee Cupp of Findlay, Ohio, and Bettie Snyder of Haiti; wonderful and always supportive aunts and uncles Caroline, Dale, and Tim Cupp; father and stepmother Pete and Lauren Snyder; siblings Jenna and Jesse Snyder; and many relatives and friends.
A 1998 graduate of Whetstone High School and Ft. Hayes Career Center in Columbus, OH, he focused on and excelled in art and music. Jacob also graduated from The Ohio State University in 2004. His sparkling creativity, quirky sense of humor, and gentle spirit will be deeply missed by his many friends and family members.
Friends called at SOUTHWICK-GOOD & FORTKAMP FUNERAL CHAPEL in Columbus on Tuesday, April 22, 6-8 p.m.. A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 4 at 2:00 p.m. at the Vineyard Church of Columbus, 6000 Cooper Rd. in Westerville, OH. In Jake's memory, donations may be made to the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission (www.sbrm.org) and to The Refuge (www.mensliveschanged.org).