William Russell "Bill" Sneed (60 - )

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William Russell "Bill" Sneed, 60, of Waynesburg, passed peacefully Sunday, June 19, 2016, at his residence after a long, hard-fought
battle with cancer.

Born July 13, 1955, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Elger and Mary Sneed. Russell was a current member of New Beginnings Worship Center Church of God of Prophecy of Somerset. Russell was a former member of New Life Church of God of Prophecy in Waynesburg where he served as door greeter, sound man, taught Sunday school, was Sunday school superintendent, van driver and deacon at one time or another.

Russell was a Lincoln County Road Department employee, a former substitute teacher, school bus driver and was an employee of ATR for 27 years. He had 35 years of perfect attendance at his work.

He graduated from Danville's campus of National College of Business, where he was on the Dean's List. He was a loving husband, father, brother and friend.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Zelda Sneed; two sons, Brandon Sneed (Kim) and Ryan Patton; five grandchildren, Lucas Sneed, Peyton Sneed, Avery Sneed, Hayden Patton and William Dylan Patton; his father-in-law, Willard Patton "Old Man"; siblings, Edna Sneed (Don), Gene Sneed (Francis), Betty Salyers, Fayrene McAninch, Alvie Sneed (Alice), Brenda Carman, Raymond Sneed (Darlene), Dean Sneed (Mary K.), Gerald Sneed (Gloria), Ollie Tackett (Dave), Judy Allen (Sam), David Sneed and Kenneth Sneed (Linda); a sister-in-law, Brenda Sneed; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three siblings, Ed Sneed, Vera Salyers and Junior Sneed.

The funeral is at 11 a.m Wednesday, June 22, at New Life Church of God of Prophecy, 25 KY Hwy 3276, Waynesburg, KY 40489 with Brothers Richard Ramsey and Bill Pelfrey officiating.Burial follows in Double Springs Cemetery.

Employees of the Lincoln County Road Department will serve as active pallbearers.

Visitation is from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Memorial contributions suggested to the Russell Sneed Memorial Fund, c/o Barnett, Demrow & Friend Funeral Home, P.O. Box 67, Waynesburg, KY 40489.

Barnett, Demrow & Friend Funeral Home, Waynesburg, is entrusted with Russell's arrangements. Guest book at www.friendfuneralhomes.com.
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Barnett, Demrow & Friend Funeral Home
545 KY Hwy 328 West
Waynesburg, KY 40489
(606) 379-2011
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Published in The Casey County News on June 22, 2016