WILBERT LEE “BILL” SNIDER, 70, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016 at his home in Happy Hollow, Newport, VA. He was a son of the late Elmer Lee Snider and Vergie Josephine Fisher, and step-son of the late Clyde Fisher, born on October 11, 1946. Bill was also preceded in death by his wife Patsy Mason (Echols) Snider, his father and mother-in-law Robert Mason and Mary Elizabeth (Jones) Echols, brothers-in-law Ben Clarke Johnston and Bittle Joe Duncan.
He is survived by his daughter Susan Elizabeth and her husband Benny Edward Dudding and the light of his life his granddaughter Elizabeth Grace Dudding and her boy friend Ben Hall; his brother Parker Brown Snider and wife Sue and their three sons Willie Jeffrey and Clyde; his step-sister Wanda (Fisher) Looney and husband David and their children Langley, Dakota, and Montana; her sisters-in- law Jane (Echols) Johnston and Jo Ann Elizabeth (Echols) Duncan; nephews Dale Mitchell and Michael Joe Duncan, Jeffrey Clarke and Joel Mason Johnston.
Bill worked for many years at Blalcksburg Feed and Seed Company, Atlantic Concrete Products and was owner and operator of his business, Snider Trucking. He met and was friends with hundreds of people in his work – always teasing, smiling and telling a story, His nieces and nephews loved him dearly. He was a member of the Level Green Christian Church at Newport.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 am Friday morning at the Level Green Christian Church Cemetery in Newport. His nephew Dale Mitchell Duncan will officiate. There will be no public visitation. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that donations be made in Bill’s memory to the Level Green Christian Church in care of Jo Ann Duncan, 1992 Happy Hollow Road, Newport, VA 24128. The Kendall Funeral Home, Pembroke, VA is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.