Lee Snoke, 93, formerly of Woodsfield, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He was born September 29, 1925, in Brooklyn, New York, a son of the late Charles and Florentine (Sommer) Snoke.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, June Snoke; one brother, William Snoke; and two sisters, Martha Meyer and Dorothy Carney.
When his favorite team the Brooklyn Dodgers left town in 1957, he moved to Woodsfield to work at the new Ormet Plant in Hannibal. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps during World War II at the age of 18. He was a member of the former Woodsfield Lion’s Club and worked on community projects such as construction of Woodsfield’s swimming pool. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and recently became an avid Wii bowler.
Surviving are a son, Charlie (Molly) Snoke; two grandsons, Christopher (Nicole) Snoke and Carson Snoke; and one great-grandson, Brandon Snoke, all from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Friends were received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2. Graveside services immediately followed in the Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, with Pastor David Cottrell officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the organization of your choice.