|Neil Snavley, 83, of Pipe
Creek, TX, passed away at his home on Saturday, September 26,
Neil was born in Warren, PA to Martin and Nellie Snavley on
November 8, 1931. Neil spent his boyhood days on a small farm at
the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains of Northwestern PA in
Grand Valley. He attended a one-room school through the 8th
grade. In high school he was bussed into the small town of
Titusville and in his freshman year met his High School
Sweetheart and future wife, Clara Wisniewski. Neil and Clara
married in Titusville on November 24, 1951.
Neil worked as a Field Service Engineer for Honeywell for 38
years. This position required extensive travel in the United
States and at times distant world locations. Neil was very adept
at mechanics and engineering and developed turbine engines. Neil
was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the United States
Neil is preceded in death by his parents, and brother Vernon
survived by his spouse, Clara, children, Ronald Snavley, Deidra
and Patrick Mitchell, Rodger Snavley and Lavonne Snavley.
Grandchildren include Ryan and Angela Mitchell, Shane Mitchell,
Neil Anthony Mitchell and Allen French. He is also
survived by siblings Joyce Snavley, Merle Snavley and Esther
Neil considered his relationship with the LORD Jesus Christ to
be the most important in his life.
Funeral services were held at 10 a. m., Wednesday, September
30, 2015 at Hill Country Chapel with Mr. Rusty Fox officiating.
A reception followed at the Dining Hall on site of Hill Country
Chapel. Burial was at the Pipe Creek Cemetary.
Pallbearers were sons, Ronald Snavley, Rodger Snavley and
grandsons, Ryan Mitchell, Shane Mitchell, Neil Anthony Mitchell
and Allen French.
Memorials may be given to Hill Country Chapel. The Snavley
family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Alamo Hospice for
the excellent care given Neil.