Oscar Brown Snidow, 93 , of Staffordsville, departed this life Monday afternoon, August 13, 2012 at Heritage Hall in Blacksburg after a long illness. Born in Giles County on October 27, 1918, he was a son of the late Oscar and Macie Johnston Snidow. He was raised in the Methodist Faith, was a WW II Veteran, and was employed with Celanese for forty-two years. He was preceded in death by a son John Snidow, his brother Joe Snidow and his half-brothers Ralph, Paul, and Flem Snidow.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of seventy-two years Frances Woolridge Snidow; his son Larry L. Snidow of Pembroke; his daughter Nancy S. Trent of Lynchburg; his brother and sister-in-law William and Ellen Snidow of Pembroke; his daughter-in-law Bonnie S. Snidow of Staffordsville; his grandchildren Tammy Quesenberry (Greg) of McCoy, Wendy Snidow of Roanoke, Samantha Snidow of Staffordsville, Diana Trent of Lynchburg, Cheryl Croft (Bernie) of Goode; his great-grandchildren Karrie Ann Quesenberry, David M. Quesenberry, and Ashley Croft.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Dr. Robert D. Wright and Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 pm and requests that food offerings be omitted. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.