November 27, 1928 ~ March 16, 2004
SFC E7 USARMY Eppa Snead, Jr., 75 of 3414 South Daviess Street died on March 16, 2004 at his sister's home. He was born on November 27, 1928 in Daviess County, Ky., was of the Protestant Faith, member of the VFW, AMVETS, American Legion, the Disabled American Vets, and the National Association for Uniformed Services. He served in Japan in l949, Korea 1950 to 1955, Labrador & Alaska 1956, Korea 1957 to 1958, Panama 1962 to 1964, and Vietnam 1965 to 1967. He served in Korea with the 15th Medical Battalion attached to the 1st Cavalry Division as an ambulance driver and medical supply man. He received the Good Conduct Medal 4th Award, National Defense Service Medal w/OLC, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. He was also a Purple Heart recipient. Born in Owensboro, Kentucky he was of the Protestant faith, a son of the late W.E.and Rudy Burton Snead. Preceded in death by his wife Lt. Virginia B. Lambie, R.N. and 10 brothers and 3 sisters. He is survived by a daughter and her husband; Kathy and Mike Cherry, a son and his wife, Billy & Trish Snead both of Bowling Green, Ky., a sister, Stella Bailey of Owensboro, Ky., a brother; William Mason of Owensboro, Ky., four grandchildren, Stephanie Poteet of Richardsville, Ky., Cheryl Hardin of Brownsville, Ky., Chastity Boucher of Oakland, Ky., Daniel Story, Jr. of Oakland, Ky., six great grandchildren and six nephews and five nieces, Donald Mason, Billy Mason, Martha Dennison, Robert D. Howard, Gary E. Howard, Phyllis Shock all of Owensboro, Ky., Laura Howard of Evansville, Indiana and he help raise his two nephews; Richard Bailey of Utica, Ky. and Larry Bailey of Owensboro, Ky. and his two nieces, Kay Bailey of Owensboro, Ky. and Tech.Sgt.Fay McClure of Hickam AFB. Hawaii. and several other nieces, nephews and cousins. Military services will be held at 1:00pm. Friday at Haley-McGinnis Funeral home visitation will be from 2:00 to 8:00pm. Thursday and 9:00 to 1:00pm. Friday. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
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