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William Irvin Sneed, 86, World War II veteran, dies

Funeral service will be Saturday, March 19, 2005, at 2:00 p.m., at Grissom Funeral Home for William Irvin Sneed, 86. Bro. Raymond Martin will officiate.

Mr. Sneed, a resident of Summit Manor, died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at 12:05 a.m., at Westlake Regional Hospital.

He was the son of the late Willie Nell and Mary Ann Coomer Sneed, a veteran of World War II, a former school bus driver and farmer, and a member of the VFW and DAV.He is survived by the following:
  • His wife: Mary Magdalene Burris Sneed, Columbia, KY

  • One son and daughter-in-law: Wilburn and Sue Sneed, Columbia, KY

  • One grandson and granddaughter-in-law: Chris and Tina Sneed, Columbia

  • One great grandson: Cody Sneed

  • Two step-great grandchildren: Trevor and Whitney Ballard

  • One half-sister: Opal Bennett, Columbia
He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Rayburn Sneed; a brother, Ernest Sneed; two half-brothers, Richard and Marvin Sneed; and two half-sisters, Louise Price and Thelma Brown.

Burial will be in Jones Chapel Cemetery with military honors presented by VFW Post 6097.

Visitation will be after 3 p.m., Friday, March 18, 2005, at Grissom Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY.

Grissom Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or

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