A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 6:00 P.M., in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Billy Atkins officiating.
He was prceeded in death by his sons, David Snipes and Jerry Buffington.
Others surviviors are Judy Snipes of Augusta, GA; children, Sydney Prescott of Hephzibah, GA, Shaye Templeton of Mountville, SC and Sheela Freeland of Greer, SC; step-son, Randy Snipes of Augusta, GA; step-daughter, Kelly Gardner of Ashland, MO; sister, Anna Alexander of Clinton, SC; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mr. Snipes was born in Ware Shoals, SC to the late Raymond and Sarah Madden Snipes. He retired from SRS, was a member of Fleming Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge # 13 and Plumbing and Pipe Fitters Local 391.
In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Fleming Baptist Church 3027 Peach Orchard Road Augusta, GA 30906.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, Georgia 30906.