Fred H. Snowden
Fred H. Snowden, 78, of Springfield, died at 7:20 pm, Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at Regency. He was born November 21, 1937, in St. Louis, MO, to Charles F. and Alice L. Schiermeyer Snowden. He married Lucy a. “Susie” Ekis on January 3, 1984 and she survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Laura A. Snowden: two sons, Robert E. Snowden and William H. Snowden all of Huron, SC; three Grandchildren; one sister June (Melvin) Wollenburg and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Raymond E. and Robert Snowden.
Fred was a US Army and Air Force Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He retired as a Forecaster from the National Weather Service.
Visitation: 4–7 pm, Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.
Graveside Service: 11 am, Monday, November 7, 2016 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where Military Honors will be conducted.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Audubon Society or SIU Edwardsville Alumni Association.