- 71 years old
- Date of birth: Oct 9, 1941
- Place of birth:
Ennis, Texas, United States
- Date of passing: Jul 14, 2013
- Place of passing:
Lubbock, Texas, United States
|Keeping the memory of Tommy alive!|
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, James Snell, 71, born on October 9, 1941 and passed away on July 14, 2013. We will remember him forever.
He was born on Oct. 9, 1941 in Ennis, Texas to Tom and Nell Snell. On June 29, 1965 he and Peggy Chandler were united in marriage at Kerens Presbyterian Church.
Tommy served his country as a Lieutenant with the Texas National Guard during the 1960s through the 1980s while receiving his Bachelor of Science degree at East Texas State University in 1974. He also served as the Laboratory Director for Medical Arts Clinic in Corsicana. After moving to Belton, he was the Laboratory Director for House Medical Clinic in Killeen. In December of 1982, he graduated from Southwest Texas State University with a Master of Science in Health Professions. He went on to work in the Administration and Vision/Hearing Divisions of the Texas Department of Health in Lubbock, retiring in 2006. Tommy was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Lubbock.
Tommy was a loving father and husband and he is survived by his wife of 48 years, Peggy; daughter, Amy Snell of Lubbock; and son, Greg Snell and wife Desi of Spring Branch, Texas; as well as two grandchildren, Luke and Katie Snell. He is also survived by his sister, Laura Jean Isom of San Angelo, Texas; numerous nephews and nieces; as well as his lifelong friend, Ed Whitacre. Graveside services were held on Friday, July 19, 2013 at the Kerens Cemetery in Kerens, Texas with the Rev. Charles Reese officiating. A memorial service was held on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Lubbock, Texas officiated by Pastor Davis Price.
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