James R. Snodgrass, 79, of Butler passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot.
Born January 19, 1940 in Butler, he was a son of the late William J. Snodgrass and Mary (Stirk) Snodgrass.
James served a lifetime career in the United States Air Force. He retired with the rank of a Major following 22 years service. He then went to work for Inspec International as a Quality Control Inspector.
He enjoyed Turner Classic Movies and reading. He was a member of the Royal Air Force Society, the VFW and the American Legion.
Surviving are 2 sons: James R. (Kristine) Snodgrass, Jr. of Tallahassee, FL., and Thomas J. (Rebecca) Altes of Pittsburgh.
A granddaughter, Abigail.
A daughter-in-law, Jackie Snodgrass of Butler.
2 brothers: Frank Snodgrass of Seattle, WA and Alla (Betty) Snodgrass of Slippery Rock.
A sister, Coral (Ed Szewczak) Snodgrass of Buffalo, NY.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Janet Snodgrass who passed away September 23, 2019. His son, William John Snodgrass and a sister, Margaret Ann Riley.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St., Butler, PA 16001 from 6:00-8:00 pm Friday. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday from the Funeral Home.
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