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Billy R. Snelson
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1917
Chehalis
Lewis County
Washington, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1994
Centralia
Lewis County
Washington, USA

Billy R. Snelson
CENTRALIA--At the age of 77, Billy R. Snelson died at his home on Saturday, Nov. 12.
Snelson, a lifetime resident of the Chehalis and Centralia area, was born June 6, 1917, at Chehalis.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving during World War II.
A retried log truck driver, he was a member of Chehalis Eagles Aerie 1550; Chehalis Moose Lodge 1109; and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 15049.
Survivors include his wife, Florence, at the family home in Centralia; a daughter, Betty Luond of Morton; a son, Donald William Gillispie of Glenoma; a sister, Ollie Sines of Portland; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the direction of Brown Mortuary Service in Chehalis.

A funeral for Billy R. Snelson will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Morton Chapel of Brown Mortuary Service. Interment will follow in the Morton Cemetery.
Chronicle Nov. 14, 1994
Bill is one of the most gentle, good-hearted people in the world. He took care of his mother, who was not the easiest person to live with I have been told, until her death in 1953. At the age of 47, a batchelor, Bill married Florence Lillian Cox-Loomis Gillispie on March 27, 1964 in Centralia, WA. He drove a log truck until he retired. He had no children of his own, but enjoyed watching her grandson play baseball and was at most of his games.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Cowell Snelson (1877 - 1929)
  Eliza Ann Gilmore Snelson-Herrington (1880 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Florence Lillian Cox-Loomis Snelson (1911 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rebecca Ann Snelson Snaza (1912 - 1991)*
  Dorothy Ollibell Snelson Sines (1913 - 1995)*
  Silas Andrew Snelson (1915 - 1970)*
  Billy R. Snelson (1917 - 1994)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Morton City Cemetery
Morton
Lewis County
Washington, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 13, 2011
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Billy R. Snelson
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Billy R. Snelson
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