Charles Auro Sneed Sr.(1951 - 2014)

Charles Auro Sneed Sr.

Portsmouth - Charles Auro Sneed, Sr. 62, passed away on February 13, 2014 at Maryview Medical Center. Born in Virginia on October 21, 1951 he was predeceased by his loving parents Charles T. and Mary J. Sneed. Big Roe, as he was affectionately known was educated in the Portsmouth Public Schools and was a Class of 1970 Alumni of I.C. Norcom High School where he lettered in both football and baseball. He furthered his studies and played football at Elizabeth City State University. During his early career he was employed as a short shoreman and most recently served as a bus driver for Portsmouth Public Schools. He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted son, Charles Auro Sneed, Jr., a faithful daughter-in-law Giovanni Montague Sneed, and a loving grandson Naijhyl Isaiah Sneed all of Hampton,VA, his dedicated partner Faith Freeman, committed step-son Elbert Saunders, and delightful step-grandson Davyn Beale all of Portsmouth, as well as host of aunts, cousins and friends. His jovial spirit was one that will be remembered by all who encountered him. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of RAI Dialysis Goode Way location for the compassionate care and services provided to our loved one. Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18, at Fisher Funeral Home, 1520 Effingham Street, Portsmouth, VA. A memorial service will be held at 12 Noon on Wednesday, February 19, to celebrate his life at Fisher Funeral Home Chapel, Portsmouth, VA. The family will assemble at the funeral home prior to services.

Funeral Home

Fisher Funeral Home 
1520 Effingham Street Portsmouth, VA 23704
(757) 399-6366

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Feb. 18, 2014