Herman Bradford Snead Sr

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Carrollton, GA - Mr. Herman Bradford Snead Sr., 92, of Cottage Landing, Carrollton, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013. Mr. Snead was born on August 20, 1920, in Key, Alabama, to Herman C. Snead and Marie Whorton Snead. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Geraldine McCormick, of Gadsden, Everett Russell, of Houston, Texas, Betty Carrington, of Atlanta, Ga. and brother Buford (Boots) Snead, of Key. A graduate of Centre High School, Mr. Snead was quarterback as well as played defense on the infamous 1938 undefeated/unscored-on Cherokee County Football Team. He attended college at the University of Georgia. Mr. Snead was a World War II Army veteran. He was an active member of the American Legion Post #98. Of Baptist faith, Mr. Snead was active in his church, frequently participating in Carpenter's for Christ Mission trips. He took great pride in his community serving on various boards such as the Piedmont Water Works Board and Centre Parks and Recreation Board. In his leisure time, he enjoyed outdoor activities, including boating, and quail hunting with his beloved birddog Buck. While living in Piedmont, Mr. Snead was self employed and upon retirement moved to his lakeside home in Centre. Mr. Snead is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Marian Story, his children, Brad (Teresa) Snead, of Kenai, Alaska; Kathy Waldrop (Mark Newman), of Carrollton, Ga.; four grandsons, Michael (Rebecca) Harris, of Buchanan, Ga., Amos Snead (Whitney Drew), of Washington, D.C., Joel (Jessica) Snead, of Birmingham, Mark Snead, of Washington, D.C.; six great-grandchildren, Evan, Emily, twins, Anna and Matthew, and twins, Emery and Harrison; brother-in-law, Bobby (Joan) Crawford, and many special nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Visitation was at 1 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 1, 2013, at Almon Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ga., with the Rev. Joe Driver officiating. Following the service a Celebration of Life reception will be held in the lobby of the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center. Interment, with Veteran's Honor Guard, will be conducted at Memory Gardens in Centre at 2 p.m. today, July 2, 2013. Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
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Almon Funeral Home & Chapel
548 Newnan Street Carrollton, GA 30117
(770) 832-7056
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Published in The Anniston Star on July 2, 2013
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