William Benjamin “Bennie” Snipes, Sr., 72, resident of 540 Old Vienna Rd. husband of Sherry Sorrow Snipes passed away Monday April 10, 2023 at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood, SC.
Born in Abbeville, SC he was a son of the late William Franklin Snipes and Ella Boland Snipes.
Bennie was a retired Rural Mail Carrier with the United States Postal Service. He enjoyed life and having fun. He also enjoyed going to auctions. He was a faithful member of Congregational Holiness Church.
Survivors are: His beloved wife Sherry Sorrow Snipes of the home; two sons Ben Snipes (Sharon) of Abbeville, SC and Jonathan Snipes (Anna) of Abbeville, SC; one daughter Krista Snipes of Abbeville, SC; one sister Connie Campbell (Larry) of Lincolnton, Georgia; one brother John Snipes (Betsy) of Lake Secession; six grandchildren Leigha, William, Brittan, Harper, Hollis and Matthew.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Eugene Snipes.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday April 12, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Congregational Holiness Church with Rev. Tim Dorsey officiating. The burial will follow in Long Cane Cemetery. The family is at the home.
The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon from 1:00 until 2:00 PM at the church prior to services.
Memorials in memory of Bennie may be made to Congregational Holiness Church PO Box 946 Abbeville, SC 29620.
Online condolences may be made to the Snipes family by visiting www.chandlerjacksonfh.com
The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the Snipes family.