CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (KMOX) – St. Louis County Police Department Officer Blake Snyder’s funeral is this morning at St. Louis Family Church in Chesterfield at 11 a.m. before proceeding to his final resting place in Godfrey, Illinois.

The procession will go from the church, east on Edison Avenue to Highway 40. Because of that, Edison Avenue between Long Road and Baxter Road will be closed from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. St. Louis County Police is urging drivers to avoid Chesterfield Airport Road during that time.

There will be an additional periodic closures of all lanes of eastbound Highway 40 starting at 12:30 p m. Traffic will be forced to exit at Boones Crossing.

The entire funeral procession is expected to take longer than an hour, traveling from Chesterfield to the Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in Godfrey, Illinois. The route will head east on I-64, north on I-270, then north on Route-367 into Alton, Illinois.

Ways to donate to Snyder’s family and other community events can be found here.

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