Kenneth W. Sneddon, 76, of Brazil, died June 27, 2003 at 9:49 p.m. at his residence. He was born January 19, 1927 in Knightsville, the son of William and Ina Lunsford Sneddon. He graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1945. He served in the U.S. Army from 1945-1946. May 13, 1950 he married Harriet Foster Sneddon, she survives.
He worked as a correctional officer for the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Terre Haute, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Following retirement, he worked part time for local car dealers driving cars to auction and to other dealers. He enjoyed traveling, especially out West, tracing the different historic trails and landmarks. He was an American History enthusiast.
He is survived by his wife Harriet Sneddon of Brazil; one daughter and son in law, Jacque and Randy Nevins; two sons and daughters in law, Jeff and Lynda Sneddon of Casper, WY., and John and Debbie Sneddon of Brazil; 6 grandchildren, Kenny Nevins and his wife, Jody, Kori Nevins, Bryn Sneddon, Kyra Sneddon, Ryan Sneddon, and Niki Sneddon; 3 great-grandchildren, Trent Nevins, Madison Nevins, and Braden Nevins; three brothers and sisters in law, Jack and Joan Sneddon of Knightsville, Paul and Annabelle Sneddon of Brazil, and Jim and Carolyn Sneddon of Carrollton, GA., one sister and brother in law, Norma June and Melvin Vandivier of Indianapolis; and a sister in law, Jean Sneddon Martin of Brazil.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Bill Sneddon and one sister Evelyn Rissler.
Services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at French Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Alstott officiating. Musical selections will be provided by Mr. Steve McCullough. Burial will follow at Center Point Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5-8 p.m. and again Tuesday prior to services. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Wabash Valley. Light a candle in his memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com