John Snavely

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John Snavely

February 09, 1953 - February 10, 2019

John Snavely John William Snavely, 66, of the Rileysburg area, died at 5:20 p.m. Sunday, February 10, 2019, in Gibson House at Union Hospital of Terre Haute, Ind.
He was born February 9, 1953, at Danville, Ill., to Robert and Doriene (Gouty) Snavely.
John was a 1971 graduate of North Vermillion High School. He was a farmer and a lifetime resident of the Rileysburg community. He enjoyed going for rides in his Ranger with his dog, B.J., visiting with friends, restoring antique tractors and going to tractor pulls.
Survivors include his daughter, Charlene (Heather) Snavely-Walters; grandson, Austin Walters; a sister, Sigrid (Dan) Uhey; nephew, Jeff Uhey; nieces, Susanne (Scott) Milligan and Stephanie (Charles) Mercer. He was preceded by his parents.
Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Thursday, February 14. Funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. EST in Shelby Funeral Home of Covington, Ind., with Mike Earlywine officiating. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery.
The family requests memorials to the Perrysville Volunteer Fire Department. Condolences to the family
Published on February 11, 2019
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7 posts

Sally Middleton
Feb 14, 2019
My condolences to johns family. Having delivered mail to John for the past ten years, I always enjoyed our short talks and passing him in the area as he would wave. He will be missed.
Christina Prather
Feb 12, 2019
John was a good neighbor. I will miss waving at you & the dog on my walks & seeing you drive by the neighborhood. The Prather Family.
Deborah McKee
Feb 12, 2019
Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Wish I was closer to provide more support!
Lynn Langley
Feb 12, 2019
I went to school with John and considered him a friend. He was a very nice guy and will be missed by many. So sorry to the family and especially his daughter. Praying for comfort for all.
Estile Ross
Feb 12, 2019
Have thought of you through the years John, first grade through graduation we hung together. Sincerely sorry for your familys loss. RIP buddy.
Billie Jean Pomar (Granny)
Feb 11, 2019
Praying the Holy Spirit for comfort and peace for Char and family.
Beverly Scott
Feb 11, 2019
Char you are in my thought and prayers during this difficult time and all the days ahead. May you and your family find comfort in wonderful memories you had with your Dad. Hugs and much love my friend.