Mr. Everette James “Buddy” Snead, 89, of Chincoteague Island, passed away Dec. 23, 2020, at Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center in Parksley.
He was born on Chincoteague Island, on Feb. 27, 1931, a son to the late Norman and Lottie (Watson) Snead.
He was a member of Union Baptist Church on Chincoteague Island.
Buddy is survived by his loving spouse of 20 years, Carole Ann Snead, of Chincoteague Island; son, Jeff Snead, and his wife, Stephanie, of Chincoteague Island; three stepdaughters, Lisa Altschwager and her husband, Howie, of South Carolina, Diana Frimmel, of Chincoteague Island, and Lisa Baker and her husband, Tim, of Wallops Island; daughter-in-law, Sandra Hutchinson, of Florida; two stepsons, Danny Williams Jr., of Horntown, and Kevin Merritt, of Chincoteague Island; five grandsons, Michael Snead, of Newport News, Skylar Snead, of Pittsville, Md., Adrian Snead, of Baltimore, C.J. Snead, of Florida, and Scott Snead, of Melfa; granddaughter, Heather Osager, of South Carolina; five step-granddaughters, Alicia, of Florida, Danielle Daisey, of Chincoteague Island, Whitney Nelson, of Marion, Md., Shaida Bowden, of Chincoteague Island, and Samantha Merritt, of Delaware; two step-grandsons, Stephen Bowden, of Chincoteague Island, and Josh Merritt, of Virginia; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Craig James Snead, two brothers, Harold and Claud Snead, first wife, Kaye Snead, and second wife, Janice Snead.
Graveside services will be held Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, at 2 p.m., at the Downing Cemetery, Oak Hall, VA, with the Rev. Kevin Eley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CVFC, P.O. Box 691, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336.
Services were entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home Inc. on Chincoteague Island.