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William Snipes

December 18, 1940 — May 8, 2020


William Snipes

William Houston Snipes, age79 of Tuscaloosa, passed away on May 8, 2020, at home. A Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Grants Creek Baptist Church Cemetery at 2:00 pm with Ronnie Holmes officiating and Magnolia Chapel South directing.

He is preceded in death by his daughter; Sandy Snipes Bockemehl, parents; Howard Earline Snipes, and brother; James Snipes and a special family friend Angie Dockery.

Survivors include his wife Fayne Snipes of Tuscaloosa, daughters; Susan Snipes Panter (Mike), Sharon Snipes Booker, sons; William H. Snipes, Jr. "Billy" (Pam), son-in-law; Andy Bockemehl, sister; Diane Pate (William), sister-in-law; Polly Snipes, brother; Darrell Snipes (Judi), and 12 grandchildren; Timothy Johnson, MD (Kaitlin), Josh Sherrill (Ashley), Keith Booker, Matthew Johnson (Megan), Courtney Booker Gallant (Michael), Lee Snipes (Liz), Amanda Johnson Burnette (Matt), Jonathon Sherrill, MD (Britney), Jennifer Snipes Soper (Brian), Jordan Sherril, Lauren Booker, Andrew Snipes (Jessie), 20 great grandchildren and may nieces and nephews he thought the world of. Life long friends Danny Dockery and special family friends Bill and Nan Hardy.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons.

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Grants Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

6100 Old Greensboro Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

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