Herman Burble Snorton


Herman Burble Snorton

Crofton, Christian County, Kentucky, USA
Death 19 Mar 2013 (aged 92)
St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 179032255 View Source

Herman Burble Snorton was born August 16, 1920 to the late Wilbert Snorton and Cordelia Robinson Snorton in Crofton, Kentucky. Ite was one of 5 children, sisters, Lillian Frazier (deceased), Mildred Frazier Boyd (deceased), Pendora Frazier ftopson (living), brothers, Marshall Frazier (deceased) and John Frazier (deceased).

Herman graduated from Lincoln Douglas Nigh School in Indiana in 1937. In 1941 he worked at Seger Sunbeam War Plant which made bullets for the Navy. rle married Elmeda Vinson (deceased) on December 16, 1945. There was one child (Alan) from this union.

He then worked as a janitor for Biggs who built car bodies for Chrysler. Chrysler bought Biggs and moved the plant to St. Louis, MO and Ilerman and Elmeda moved to st. Louis. He held various positions at Chrysler; Stockroom Clerk, Stock Checker, Caustic Tank Operator, and Maintenance Painting. Ite retired from Chrysler after 45 years of service. Herman also worked part time at St. Mary's ltealth Center for 17 years in Environmental Service.

In November of 1991 Herman remarried to Annie Kendrick and became stepfather to Osby (deceased), Ray, and Deborah. Herman accepted Christ at an early age. Ile officially joined Union Memorial United Methodist Church in November of 1964 under Rev. John Doggett, Jr. Ite served in the United Methodist· Men's Group. Herman was also a Church Trustee, and oversaw the payments of the security guards. fterman was an avid bowler most of his life, he could often be seen bowling or hanging out at various houses around the Saint Louis area.
Herman was also a softball player and in his early years his team won a championship. Ite continued on with sports play- ing basketball and later in life coaching several little league baseball teams.

March 19,2013, God called his faithful servant Mr. Herman to rest from his labor after a full and faithful life.

Herman leaves to cherish his memory: a wife, Annie Snorton; three children, Alan Snorton (Julie), Ray Kendrick (Linda), and Deborah Ann rlarris (Lawrence); five grandchildren, Justin, Neko (James), Troy (Brittany), James, and Claudette; two great-grandchildren, Neko Osby and Darron; one sister, Pendora Itopson: two godchildren, Gloria Nickerson and Sharron White; sister-in-law, Dorthy Jordan and brother-in-law, Veasly Chatman; lifetime friend, Elmo Pace; and one special goddaughter, Sylvia Bailey- Small; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and an expanded family of friends, "adopted" children and grandchildren whose lives he touched, and inspired. He will be missed by all who knew him and that were touched by his kind heart. Interment -Forever Oak Hill Cemetery10305 Big Bend RoadKirkwood, Mo 63122

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