Snead, Winston Thomas

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Winston Thomas Snead, 88, of Radford, passed away Friday, May 9, 2008, at Wheatland Hills.

He attended Randolph Macon College before serving in World War II and was a member of Virginia May Masonic Lodge #38 in Radford. He was also a member of the Fairlawn Presbyterian Church for over 40 years. He worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Dam projects in Southside, Va. prior to becoming a Government Inspector at RAAP in Radford in the 1950’s. He served on Regional Boards for Pulaski County and Fairlawn Sewer Authority after he retired.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Mary “Chris” Snead, and his parents, Francis Chapman and Martha Jane Snead. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Mary Louis and Jack Coalson of Beaverton, Oregon; three stepgrandchildren, Chris and Darlene Coalson, Gig Harbor, Wash., Jay and Mary Anne Coalson, of Beaverton, Oregon, Lani and Rich Eisenhauer, of Beaverton, Oregon; six stepgreat-grandchildren , Savannah, Sierria, Zachary, Sophia and Chase Coalson and Conner Eisenhauer; sister, Etta Mason Ferguson, of Richmond, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at Fairlawn Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Terry Woodard officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens in Dublin. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the church before the service. In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Children’s Home of the Highlands, P.O.B. 545, Wytheville, VA 24382. The Snead family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home in Radford.