James R. ‘J.R.’ Snell, 66, career estimator who loved the roofing industry

James R. 'J.R.' Snell
James R. ‘J.R.’ Snell

James R. “J.R.” Snell, 66, passed on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. J.R. was born in North Carolina to the late Mary and Milton Snell. He resided in Virginia Beach with his loving wife of 44 years, Kathryn Snell.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife; two sons, James R. Snell Jr. (Ashley) and Daniel R. Snell (Tara); six grandchildren, Angelica, Kathryn, Lily, Cullen, Godric and Ash Lyn-Rose; two sisters, Lyn Mick and Valerie Hurtado (Jorge); brother, Dwayne Snell (Jane); and an extended loving family. He was a career estimator who loved the roofing industry.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 15, at the Meditation Estates of Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, 6309 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk, with a reception to follow at Woodlawn Funeral Home.

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