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Longtime Neches Coach Lee Snider dies at 81

TYLER, January 13, 2014—Riley Lee Snider, long-time coach at Neches High School, passed away on Friday, January 10, at the age of 81.

Snider was twice retired from Oakwood and Neches. His son Randy serves Superintendent at Neches ISD and his son Andy serves as the Neches Girl’s Basketball Coach.

Snider is survived by his wife of 51 years Joyce Marie Snider; his five children – Danny Jones and wife Debbi, Debbie Jo Rinehart, Randy Snider and wife Kimberlyn, Andy Snider, Jennifer Kinder and husband Jim; his nephew Hank Snider; and his fourteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at the Neches High School Gymnasium on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Neches City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Coach Lee Snider Memorial Scholarship. Donations may be made through Austin Bank.

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