William C. Sneddon

May 5, 1930 - December 12, 2022

05/05/1930 - 12/12/2022

Past Services

Funeral Service
Saturday December 17, 2022
1:00 pm

Additional Information:

Denbigh United Presbyterian Church
302 Denbigh Blvd
Newport News, VA 23608

Saturday December 17, 2022
3:00 pm
Peninsula Memorial Park
12750 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, Virginia 23606

William Cunningham Sneddon passed away Monday, December 12, 2022, in Hampton, VA.
William is preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Elizabeth. His daughter, Donna and her husband Kenneth; brothers, Hugh, Alec, Maxwell, and sister Ann.
He is survived by his loving and devoted partner, Mae Guinshaw, his son, William (Joyce), daughter, Moira (Ronald); sister-in-law, Mary Sneddon, brother-in-law, James Strapp (Helen); 6 grandsons, 4 granddaughters, 13 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Sneddon was born in New York City on the 5th day of May 1930 and was the son of Hugh and Margaret Sneddon. His childhood and youth though were spent in Lanarkshire, Scotland. He returned to the United States in 1947 with his family. He spent 23 years in the U.S.Air Force before settling in Hampton Roads. He was then employed for 23 years at Riverside Hospital’s Operating Room Section.
Mr. Sneddon was a longtime member of the Bethel Chapel at Langley Air Force Base and currently a member of Denbigh United Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Sneddon had a lifetime interest in soccer. Among many positions he was the first coach of the Christopher Newport University soccer team and the founding President of the Peninsula Soccer Officals’ Association. He also enjoyed golf and was a member of the Pines Golf at Ft. Eustis.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 17, 1:00 pm at Denbigh United Presbyterian Church in Newport News, VA. Interment to follow at Peninsula Memorial Park at 3pm.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Denbigh United Presbyterian Church.
Arrangements in care of Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel.

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Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
3 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of William Cunningham Sneddon, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Air Force Veteran, William Cunningham Sneddon, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †