Everette James "Buddy" Snead

February 27, 1931 ~ December 23, 2020 (age 89)


Everette James "Buddy" Snead, 89, of Chincoteague Island, VA passed away on December 23, 2020 at Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center in Parksley, VA.

He was born on Chincoteague Island, VA on February 27, 1931 to the late Norman and Lottie (Watson) Snead.

He was a member of Union Baptist Church on Chincoteague Island, VA.

Buddy is survived by his loving spouse of twenty years, Carole Ann Snead of Chincoteague Island, VA; son, Jeff Snead and his wife Stephanie of Chincoteague Island, VA; three step daughters, Lisa Altschwager and her husband Howie of SC, Diana Frimmel of Chincoteague Island, VA, Lisa Baker and her husband Tim of Wallops Island, VA; Daughter-in-law, Sandra Hutchinson of FL; two step sons, Danny Williams, Jr. of Horntown, VA, Kevin Merritt of Chincoteague Island, VA; Five Grandsons, Michael Snead of Newport News, VA, Skylar Snead of Pittsville, MD, Adrian Snead of Baltimore, MD, C.J. Snead of FL, Scott Snead of Melfa, VA; Granddaughter, Heather Osager of SC; five step granddaughters, Alicia of FL, Danielle Daisey of Chincoteague Island, VA, Whitney Nelson of Marion, MD, Shaida Bowden of Chincoteague Island, VA, Samantha Merritt of DE; two step grandsons, Stephen Bowden of Chincoteague Island, VA, Josh Merritt of VA;several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Craig James Snead, two brothers, Harold and Claud Snead, 1st wife, Kaye Snead, 2nd wife, Janice Snead.

Graveside services will be held on Sunday, December 27, 2020, 2:00 pm at the Downing Cemetery, Oak Hall, VA, with Rev. Kevin Eley, officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to CVFC Po Box 691 Chincoteague Island, VA 23336.

Services entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home, Inc. on Chincoteague Island, VA. Condolences may be made online at

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Graveside Service

Sunday, December 27, 2020
2:00 PM

Downings Cemetary
Lankford Highway
Oak Hall, VA

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