George Robert Snedeker dies at 84

George Robert “Bob” Snedeker, 84, passed away on Feb. 24 in Chilhowie, VA.

He was predeceased by his beloved brother, Jack. Bob is survived by his son, Robert Snedeker, daughters Barbara Sloan and Sharon Snedeker, sisters Betty Tamasi and Doris Carneglia, his two grandchildren, Kira and Alex along with four great-grandchildren, and a host of additional family and friends.

Bob dedicated his life to his craft as a forklift mechanic, showcasing his expertise and passion for the trade. Beyond his profession, he found solace and joy in carpentry, creating beautiful pieces that will stand as a testament to his skill and creativity.

Bob was born in Princeton and lived most of his life in Little Rocky Hill and Monmouth Junction. He moved to Virginia after his retirement. A true free spirit at heart, Bob cherished his Harley Davidson, though he eventually had to bid farewell to riding. His loyal companions, Rottweilers Harley and Baby, held a special place in his heart, predeceasing him in death.

Bob will be remembered for his unwavering dedication to his family, his warm spirit, and his love for life’s simple pleasures. He leaves behind a legacy of unwavering friendship, hard work, craftsmanship, and a deep-rooted love for those closest to him. May his memory live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.

A graveside memorial service to celebrate Bob’s life will be held on April 17 at Kingston Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Kingston. Where Bob will be laid to rest with his father, George, and mother, Nellie. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at Bradley’s Funeral Home of Marion, Virginia is serving the Snedeker Family.