SNELLING John Henry, 96, widower of Irene Johnson Snelling and former spouse of Margaret Bond Snelling, died Tue, May 21, 2013 at the VA Hospital on Leestown Rd. in Lexington, KY. Born Dec 16, 1916 in Lexington, he was the son of the late Cephas and Gertie Atwell Snelling. Mr. Snelling was a World War II Marine veteran, a retired supervisor with Kentucky Jobbers, and a member of Gardenside Christian Church. Survivors include his three sons, Ronald L. (Trina) Snelling, Jacksonville, FL, John R. Snelling and Randall S. Snelling, both of Lexington, KY; four grandchildren, Suzi Snelling, Chris Drury, Kim Moore, and Michele Kelly; three great grandchildren; and four great great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 12:30pm Wed at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Rd. by Rev. Joe Bob Grider. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6-8pm Tue at the funeral home.
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Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on May 26, 2013