Jesse L. Snyder, age 85 passed away Oct.7, 2019 in Bakersfield, CA. Mr. Snyder served in the US Navy from 1951-1955. He was a Foreign Service Officer with USAID from 1966-1990. He was posted in Viet Nam, Washington DC, Ethiopia, El Salvador, Niger, and Lesotho. Following his retirement he consulted with the OFDA to provide relief in Macedonia, Sierra Leone, Niger and Northern Iraq. He and his wife, Carol retired in Bakersfield, CA where he volunteered at the Bakersfield Homeless Shelter and spent time enjoying his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.