By: JEFFREYREYNOLDS SPORTSEDITOR
May 1, 2013
Bernie Allen Snodgrass, age 71, of Blackberry City, WV departed this life on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at his home.
Bernie was born April 24, 1942, in Varney, WV a son of the late Verlin and Octavia Whitt Snodgrass.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter Juanita Sue “Susie” Hager, brothers Donald Eugene, Bruce, and Leckie Snodgrass; and sister Vera Matthews.
Bernie was a United States Army Veteran, he also was retired having worked as a coal miner and was a member of the UMWA Local chapter 1480.
He leaves to honor his loving memory and mourn his passing, his loving wife Betty Jo Daniels Snodgrass; sons Johnny Sherpinskas and Allen Snodgrass; daughters Brandy Sherpinskas, Amy and Marian Snodgrass; brothers Bill Snodgrass of Varney, WV; Jim Snodgrass of Jacksboro, TN; and sister Frances Truman of Jacksonville, FL; and a host of grandchildren.
He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Honoring services will be conducted Friday, May 3, 2013 at Chambers Funeral Services Chapel at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Hiram Justice officiating.
Burial will follow at the Harris Cemetery at Thacker Hollow #11 of Thacker, WV.
Family and friends may call on Thursday, May 2, 2013 beginning at 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Military honors will be performed graveside by the Belfry DAV Chapter #141 of Belfry, KY.
Arrangements are under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services, Inc.