Wayne Vetree Snodgrass, 80, a master builder, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Boyd.
Graveside service was Aug. 20 at the cemetery in Boyd, with Jay Snodgrass and Tim Sipes speaking. Arrangements were handled by Restland of Dallas.
Wayne was born Jan. 20, 1934, in Abilene, the son of a church of Christ minister. He attended Tarleton State University, where he was on both the football and boxing teams. He served two years as a sergeant in the United States Army.
He was a master builder in Wise County for more than 40 years and was out in the hot Texas sun, building a home, just four days before his death. Wayne’s passion in life was to serve his Savior, Jesus Christ.
He was preceded in death by a brother, James Snodgrass; a sister, Maxine Northrup; and granddaughter Amber Blade.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Jan Snodgrass; four daughters, Kimberli Snodgrass, Tami Ballard, Lauri Sipes and husband, Tim, and Kari Fagan; two sons, Clay Snodgrass and wife, Betty Jean, and Jay Snodgrass and wife, Michelle; 13 grandchildren, Adam Schwieger, Athena Busch, Jimmy Lomerson, Andrea Fagan, Alyssa Lomerson, Andrew Fagan, Ashlie Snodgrass, Alexander Snodgrass, Anthony Snodgrass, Abigail Fagan, Aspecia Snodgrass, Conner Snodgrass and Mya Snodgrass; and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to a fund set up by Rock Island Church of Christ, P.O. Box 1630, Boyd, TX 76023.