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William "Bill" Snelling

February 5, 1953 — February 4, 2020

William (Bill) E. Snelling, 66, of Mt. Vernon passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Bill was born on February 5, 1953 the son of Clarence Snelling and Eara (Shoemake) Goodman.

Bill was a groundskeeper for Hamilton’s Golf Course for many years. He was often seen riding his motorcycle which was one of his greatest joys in life.

Bill is survived by his significant other, Paula Adam; sons, Andy Snelling, Michael Littledog, Gary Wayne Snelling, W. Jason Littledog; daughter Jennifer Martin; grandchildren Tasha, Harley, Michael, Josh, Xander, Aydan, and Cameron; sister, Peggy Spellman. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Tom Goodman, Gary Snelling, Danny Ward; and sister, Sue Snelling-Woolsey.

Funeral services will be held at Noon on Friday, February 7, 2020 at the Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with Rev. John Motz officiating. Burial in Blacks Cemetery will follow. Visitation will take place from 10:00 am until time of service. In Lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the funeral home to help defray funeral costs. Online condolences may be left at stendebackfamilyfuneralhome.com

The family would like to send a special thanks to Darcy P. and Jen Z. with Kindred Hospice for the care they provided Bill and support they provided to his family.

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Friday, February 7, 2020

10:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Stendeback Funeral Home

200 S Walnut St, Carmi, IL 62821

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Starts at 12:00pm (Central time)

Stendeback Funeral Home

200 S Walnut St, Carmi, IL 62821

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