SNIVELY, William Alexander (Bill), 82, of Bellaire, died on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his home in Bellaire, Ohio surrounded by his loving family.
He was born October 20, 1930 in Bellaire, the son of the late Earl and Anne E. Chisholm Snively.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his sisters, Teresa Doty and Jacqueline DeLuca, and his brothers, Earl and James Snively.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa M. Halenar Snively. They recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
He is also survived by his sister, Mary Anthony of Columbus, Ohio; his children, Teresa (Leo) Pauwels of South Bend, Indiana, Bill (Linda) Snively of Hollywood, Maryland, Carol (Mandy) Snively of Columbia, Missouri; five grandchildren, Katie (Todd) Boruff, Patrick Ball, Billy Snively, Matthew Snively, and Rachael Pauwels; three great- grand children, Vincent Boruff, Tess Boruff and Landon Snively; and many nieces and nephews.
Bill was a member of St. Michael's and St. John Catholic Church and a 1949 graduate of St. John Central High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He had a long and varied employment career including many years as a security guard at Ohio Ferro Alloy before retiring from managing the wood shop and Landscaping programs and Belco Crafts (now Belco Works). Bill is a member of the Bellaire Knights of Columbus and DAV. He was active in Bellaire Junior Sports and volunteered as a coach for many different local junior sporting teams and with Boy Scouts of America.
Friends will be received Thursday July 11, 2013 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. at St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire, Ohio with Father Daniel Heusel officiating.
Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire.
The family would like to thank the staff of Medi Home Health and Hospice for their care and compassion during his long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Medi Home Health and Hospice or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or online at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
Belmont County Council of the American Legion will conduct Military Honors at 1:15 p.m. at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.altmeyer.com.