Donald W. Snively, 84 years old, passed away peacefully at SOMC Hospice on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Don was born on September 13, 1936, in Portsmouth to John and Ida (Nee: Fierl) Snively. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Carl M. Snively and many other loved ones.
Don was a 1955 graduate of Portsmouth High School and received his Masters Degree from Ohio University. Don retired from U.S. Social Security Administration. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church, the Fellowship Bible Class, served as a former Deacon of the church, and enjoyed volunteering for the church radio ministry for many years.
Don will be lovingly remembered, by his wife of 24 years, Carolyn (Nee: Lewis) Snively of Portsmouth, daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Eric Widdowson, of Portsmouth, two treasured granddaughters, Emily Widdowson of Lake Charles, LA and Sarah Widdowson of Portsmouth. He will be dearly missed by many relatives and friends.
Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, March 30th, 2021, 11:30 at Greenlawn Cemetery, 1618 Offnere St., Portsmouth, OH.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made in Don's memory to the SOMC Hospice, Portsmouth.
The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff at SOMC Hospice for their care and compassion.
F.C. Daehler is caring for the family. Please visit www.fcdaehlermortuary.com to leave a special memory of Don or condolences for the family.