James David Snell
1965 - 2020
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James David Snell, 54
MAGNOLIA - James David Snell passed away suddenly, Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Kent General Hospital.
Jimmy was born November 18, 1965 in Dover, Delaware to David James Snell and the late Donna Ann Allison Snell.
He worked for Eastern Shore Natural Gas as a (TPC) Transmission Project Coordinator, making sure gas lines were installed properly. Jimmy enjoyed golf, playing video games with his children, anything John Wayne, going to the gym and all animals. He also enjoyed a variety of music from Rock n Roll to Country. Jimmy will be remembered as the "House Smart Aleck" and his funny expressions. He was an active member and trustee of Wesley United Methodist Church, Dover.
Jimmy is survived by his father, David James Snell of Dover; his wife of 34 years, Aimee Johnson Snell of Magnolia; son, James David Snell, II "JD"; daughters, Brittany Allison and Caroline Leslie Snell and companion Nicholas Mullen; sister, Debra Wilkins and her husband David and Laurie Sinde and companion Rick Zerbe; and many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held 3 p.m., Friday, September 11, 2020 at Torbert Funeral Chapel South, 1145 E. Lebanon Road (Rt.10), Dover. Friends may call one hour prior.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 209 S. State Street, Dover, DE 19901.
Letters of condolence may be sent and guestbook signed at www.torbertfuneral.com

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Published in Delaware State News on Sep. 9, 2020.
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Daniel L Fisher
September 11, 2020
My deepest sympathy to the Snell Family for the loss of your loved one, James David, and pray God gives you comfort, peace and strength.
September 11, 2020
Jimmy was a wonderful, kind, honest, and respectable man who always loved his family and did everything in his power to make sure they were taken care of. James welcomed me into the family, and ever since he always said I was part of it, and I always took that to heart. I promise to always to look up and appreciate all the time we had spent together over the 5 short years we knew each other. He will always be forever missed by Caroline and I, Brittany, JD and Mrs. Snell and all of his family and friends who knew him far longer than I ever could wish. We will miss you and love you forever in our hearts.
Nicholas Mullen
September 10, 2020
Although I never met James I knew his mother and father who obviously raised him to be a fine gentleman, parent and friend to many people. My condolences to all who knew James and especially all of the family, second cousin Roger James Snell, Plano, Texas
Roger James Snell
September 10, 2020
So sorry to hear of the loss of Jimmy which he was such a great person and Jimmy will be greatly missed by everyone he touch. My thoughts and prayers goes out to Aimee and the family during this difficult time. God Bless you all during this sad time.
Joyce Bush and family
September 9, 2020
So very sorry for the loss of Jimmy. He will be greatly missed ❤
Theresa Silves
September 9, 2020
Such a sad loss of a sweet guy. Our hearts go out to Aimee and the whole family. Sending love and condolences from Canada.
Steve Welch and Valerie Corradetti
September 9, 2020
I can’t imagine how the whole family must feel right now. We all share in your grief at this difficult time. Jim was always soft-spoken, sweet, and kind to everyone. My condolences go out to you and your family.
Janice & John Pendleton
September 9, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief, and find comfort from knowing that God draws close to the broken-hearted.
September 9, 2020
I met Jimmy (and Aimee) around 1987. He was always happy, polite, and courteous. It was plain to see as the years went by that he was a man that loved and supported his family with his whole heart. Jimmy set an example of what a man should be, he truly was a man to be admired. Aimee, Caroline, Brittany, JD and all other family and friends you have my deepest sympathy during this time. May Jimmy Rest In Peace. Love Gail
Gail Dunkleberger
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