Donald James Sneed Sr, 84 years old, of Holdenville Oklahoma, passed away on November the 14th 2020.
In respect of Don’s wishes, there will be no viewing or funeral services.
Don was born in Wewoka Oklahoma on September 27th 1936. He graduated from Wewoka High School and then worked for the Rock Island Line Rail Road Company.
Don was married to Linda Shipman on June 24th 1984; they were married 36 years.
Don loved many things, but most of all, he cherished People, laughter, the great outdoors, Art and Music. The halls of Wewoka High School were adorned with his artwork. He played many musical instruments, Acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar, Banjo, Mandolin and Harmonica just to name a few. He became a professional musician at a young age and continued that passion up to a few years prior to his passing. Don loved extended camping trips and fishing with his friends and family. His memory will live on through his music and the people that he touched with his life.
Don is survived by: his wife Linda Sneed of Holdenville Oklahoma, his 3 children, son Donald and wife Tammy Sneed of Wewoka, daughter Debby and husband Terry Calvert of Wewoka and son Bobby and Melissa Sneed of Shawnee. Don was blessed with 8 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Don is preceded in death by his parents Jesse and Lilah Sneed, brothers Cecil, Billy and J.C. Sisters Fay and Rita Jo, granddaughters Aubrey and Jesse, and great grandson Carter.
Flowers may be sent to Wewoka Healthcare Center 1400 west 1st, Wewoka Oklahoma, 74884, 405.257.3393. Memorial donations may be sent to Saint Jude Children’s Hospital stjude.org.
The family of Don Sneed wishes to thank everyone for their prayers, words of strength and love during this time.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hudson Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville, OK