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Lt. Col. William Arthur Snow, II (USA, Ret.)

Lt. Col. William Arthur Snow, II (USA, Ret.)
  • November 16, 1950 - April 25, 2017
  • Daniel Island, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Gary Sinese Foundation
    P.O. Box 50008
    Studio City, CA 91614-5001
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Buckhall United Methodist Church "Military Fellowship"
    10251 Moore Drive
    Manassas, VA 20111

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“Bill and I first met at Fort Sill during the Field Artillery Officers Basic Course in 1973 and our careers crossed paths for many years. I last saw...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Mike Cullen - Colorado Springs, CO

“Bill (Tuppy) has been a dear friend and an inspiration to so many of us. Eleanor has been wonderful, by his side no matter what they faced. The...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“I have wonderful memories of playing music with "Tuppy" in our band " The Seven Souls". My thoughts are with ELEANOR and family. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: David Gatch - Prattville, AL

“We are thinking about you.Barbara & Marion Funderburk ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Marion and Barbara Ann Funderburk - SC


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6 of 13 | Posted by: Lee Jenkins - friend

“1997 Buckhall Championship softball team ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Lee Jenkins - friend

“It's with great sadness but undying love I say good-bye to my cherished friend Bill. Our time on the softball fields was brief but certainly...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Lee Jenkins - Hardeeville, SC

“Eleanor, you and your family are in our hearts and prayers. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Anne and Hardy Ledbetter - NC

“A friend's friend. Be thou at peace! ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Tom Oconnor - Ellicott City, MD

“Eleanor, Ryan, Matthew, Ben and Bethany. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Your family has been through so much but your love and support...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Brenda Thomas - Long Beach, MS

“Bill will be so missed! What a wonderful person who left us with many wonderful memories for you Buckhall family. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Ann Baker - MANASSAS, VA - Friend

“Eleanor., We have your family in our prayers. You have been such a loving wife.God will be there to help you get through this new challenge in your...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Woody Dent - Saint Matthews, SC


Lt. Col. William Arthur Snow, II, (USA, Ret.), 66, of Daniel Island, South Carolina, husband of Eleanor Copeland Snow passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 with his wife by his side. His Funeral Service will be held Sunday, May 7, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 1:00 pm with Rev. Frank Copeland officiating. Interment will be held on Monday, May 8, 2017 in Fort Jackson National Cemetery at 2:00 pm with full military honors. There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Buckhall United Methodist Church, Manassas, Virginia at 1:00 PM.

William was born November 16, 1950 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, son of the late Rev. William Josiah Snow, II and Margaret Valliant Snow. He was a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point and was a retired Lt. Colonel with the United States Army. William was awarded the following: Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5th Award), Army Achievement Medal (2nd Award), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (4th Award), and Parachutist Badge. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and son. Faith, Hope and Love were powerful in his life. His strength was an inspiration to all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, of 43 years, Eleanor C. Snow of Daniel Island, SC; his mother, Margaret Snow of Orangeburg, SC; three sons, William Ryan Snow (Sarah) of Norfolk, VA, Matthew Copeland Snow (Jaime) of Ruckersville, VA, and Benjamin Arthur Snow (Holly) of Washington, DC; one daughter, Bethany Snow Myers (Joseph) of Daniel Island, SC; nine grandchildren, Zoey Snow, Piper Snow, Jonathan Snow, Dylan Snow, Isabel Snow, Nolan Myers, Avery Myers, Vincent Myers, Elise Myers and step-grandchildren, Ashton, Jared, Kristen and Jessica Baldwin; three sisters, Elizabeth Lee Snow of Chapin, SC, Cathy Snow and Ginger Snow, both of Orangeburg, SC; two brothers-in-law, Ed Copeland (Sue) of Eastover, SC and Rev. Frank Copeland of Orangeburg, SC. He was preceded in death by his father, father-in-law & mother-in-law, William and Agnes Copeland.

Memorials may be made to Gary Sinese Foundation, PO Box 50008, Studio City, CA 91614-5001 and/or Buckhall United Methodist Church, Military Fellowship, 10251 Moore Drive, Manassas, VA 20111.