Edward Eugene Snavely, 85, of Riner, Va., went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, Aug. 26.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas William and Sarah Jane Snavely Collins, his wife of 57 years, Linda Miracle Snavely, and a brother, Thomas William Collins Jr. Mr. Snavely was a member of Belmont Christian Church, served in the United States Army, and retired from the Radford Arsenal. He is survived by his children, Debbie (Lane) Thomas, Doris (Henry) Miles, Wade (Teasie) Snavely, Rebecca (Steve) Camp, Donnie (Patsy) Snavely, and Linda Songer, 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Youth Programs at Belmont Christian Church.
The family received friends on Tuesday from noon until 2 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. A funeral service followed from the chapel of Horne Funeral Home with Minister Terry Hodge officiating. Interment followed in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com