In Loving

William E. “Shorty” Snelson, Sr.

Dec 29, 1944 – Jan 10, 2014

William E. “Shorty” Snelson, Sr., 69, went home to be with his glorious Savior and Lord, Jesus, on Friday, January 10, 2014.Shorty loved fishing and had a very special knack, like his Lord Jesus, for helping otherpeople and meeting practical needs. His real passion was his family and he enjoyed somany special times with Carolyn, Billy, Karen, and Ryan. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 50 years, Carolyn Greene Snelson;his son, Billy, and daughter-in-law, Karen; his grandson, Ryan; five sisters, Martha Boone, Arlene Arnold, Irene Whitrnore, Betty Sullivan, and Crystal Groome; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin F. Snelson, Sr., his mother, Lorenda Hall Snelson, and his brother, Marvin F. “Buddy” Snelson. Jr. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 at Little River Baptist Church. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Little River Baptist Church 4959 Buckner Road, Bumpass, Va 23024 or to Lake Anna Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 101. Bumpass, Va. 23024