STOCKTON, CALIF. - Friends and family are mourning the loss of David Lee Snyder, 69, of Stockton, who passed away Monday, May 13, 2019.

David was born in Biloxi, Mississippi. As a member of an Air Force family, he moved many times, including South Carolina, Texas, Ohio, California, Nebraska, France, England and finally, Iowa. He graduated from high school at Lakenheath AFB in England, class of 1968. After attending college for one year at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, he enlisted in the Navy in 1970 and served on the USS James K. Polk, a nuclear submarine and was honorably discharged in 1974.