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Neil Snavley, 83, of Pipe Creek, TX, passed away at his home on Saturday, September 26, 2015.

Neil was born in Warren, PA to Martin and Nellie Snavley on November 8, 1931. Neil spent his boyhood days on a small farm at the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains of Northwestern PA in Grand Valley. He attended a one-room school through the 8th grade. In high school he was bussed into the small town of Titusville and in his freshman year met his High School Sweetheart and future wife, Clara Wisniewski. Neil and Clara married in Titusville on November 24, 1951.

Neil worked as a Field Service Engineer for Honeywell for 38 years. This position required extensive travel in the United States and at times distant world locations. Neil was very adept at mechanics and engineering and developed turbine engines. Neil was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the United States Air Force.

Neil is preceded in death by his parents, and brother Vernon Snavley.

Neil is survived by his spouse, Clara, children, Ronald Snavley, Deidra and Patrick Mitchell, Rodger Snavley and Lavonne Snavley. Grandchildren include Ryan and Angela Mitchell, Shane Mitchell, Neil Anthony Mitchell and Allen French.  He is also survived by siblings Joyce Snavley, Merle Snavley and Esther Reynolds.

Neil considered his relationship with the LORD Jesus Christ to be the most important in his life.

Funeral services were held at 10 a. m., Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Hill Country Chapel with Mr. Rusty Fox officiating. A reception followed at the Dining Hall on site of Hill Country Chapel. Burial was at the Pipe Creek Cemetary.

Pallbearers were sons, Ronald Snavley, Rodger Snavley and grandsons, Ryan Mitchell, Shane Mitchell, Neil Anthony Mitchell and Allen French.

Memorials may be given to Hill Country Chapel. The Snavley family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Alamo Hospice for the excellent care given Neil.