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Merrill A. Snow, 90, of Tower Hill passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Shelby Memorial Hospital. He was born October 15, 1925 in Herrick the son of Charles and Ella Mae (Crouch) Snow. He married Marian "Dood" Francis Childs on February 1, 1946 and she preceded him in death on September 6, 1992. Merrill served in the United States Army as well as the United States Air Force. He worked at Snow Brother's Barbershop in the early 1950's until the 1970's when he started with the Laborer Local 159, he retired from the trade in 1991. He was a member of the Stephen Decatur Masonic Lodge 979. He enjoyed gardening, raising hogs and cattle and especially spending time with his grandchildren. Surviving are his sons Michael (Mary) Snow of Decatur, Robert (Peggy) Snow of Lakewood, David Snow of Englewood, CO and Charles Snow of Tower Hill; two grandchildren Kristin (Geoff) Ledgerwood of Evergreen, CO and Raye Ann (Kaleb) Mays of Shelbyville; four great-grandchildren Vivian and Keaghan Ledgerwood, Eden Ann and Griffin Dane Mays; two brothers Glen "Doc" Snow and Wilmer "Willie" Snow. Preceding him in death were his parents; wife; grandson Robbie Allen; two brothers Roby and Roscoe; two sisters Agatha and Elsie. There will be no funeral service. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 31, 2016 from 9-11:30 a.m. at Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden followed by a committal service at Ridge Cemetery. Casual attire is requested. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.
Published on May 27, 2016
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