Glen Franklin Snead
Glen Franklin Snead, age 81, of Manassas, Virginia died at home Sunday, January 19, 2014 due to complications from ALS.
Born on December 5, 1932 in Staunton, Virginia, where he spent most of his childhood, he was the youngest son of Reba Hahn and Joseph Snead. Glen moved to Manassas in 1956 and worked at Manassas Frozen Food and J.E. Rice before retiring from Dulles Airport in 1997. Glen was a long time member of the Manassas Host Lions Club and the Manassas Men’s Club.
Glen enjoyed passing time collecting and refinishing antique furniture, dancing, working in his yard and spending time with his large family, all of whom still reside in the area.
Glen is survived by his wife of 62 years, Nancy Snead, his 4 children (David Snead and his wife Kathi, Monte Snead and friend Bea Thompson, Faye Brooks and her husband Robert, and Jeanie Sirk and her husband Richard), 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, half-brother Jerry Snead of Shackleford, Virginia. Glen was preceded in death by his brothers Wilson O. Snead of Staunton, VA and Joseph Daniel Snead of Fredericksburg, Va.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 800 p.m. at the Baker-Post Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 10001 Nokesville Rd. Manassas, VA 20110. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2014 in the Baker-Post Funeral Home Chapel with The Rev. Dr. William T. Higgins, Sr. officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to the ALS Association DC/MD/VA Chapter at 2800 N Parham Rd., Suite 208, Richmond VA 23294 or the Manassas Host Lions.
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