Kerry Michael Snelson
Kerry “Michael” Snelson, 61, of Odessa, TX passed away February 13, 2012 with his family by his side in Houston, TX.
Mike was born December 9, 1950 to Leon and Bonnie Pace Snelson in Big Lake, TX. He was a high-spirited, fair-hearted, and loving husband, father, Pop-Pop, son, brother, and friend. He owned and operated Snelson’s Natural Gas Measurement and Testing for 25 years. He served three years in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He loved life and found great happiness through deep dedication to his family, friends, and business. Fishing was his passion and family was his life!
Mike is survived by his wife of 37 years, Beverly of Odessa; son, Billy of Austin; daughter and son-in-law, Cari and David of Odessa; grandson, Tate of Odessa; mother and stepfather, Bonnie and Cecil of Midland; brother and sister-in-law, Denny and Mona of Midland; brother and sister-in-law, Tim and Sherry of Midland; brother and sister-in-law Steve and Janie of Midland; brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Treva of Whitney; and many, many in-laws, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Leon and brother Terry.
Services will be held at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel on Sat., Feb. 18, at 11:00 a.m. with his step-father, Cecil Robinson officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
We love you Mike, Dad, Pop-Pop.
As Mike would say: “Happy trails to you…until we meet again!”
Donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society.