Robert Lee Snowden, Sr., 95, passed away on November 19, 2018. He was born in Charleston, SC to the late Charles and Octavia Snowden. He retired from Civil Service as a Photographic Supervisor for the Naval Supply Center. Bob was a founding member of Community United Methodist Church and a member of the Kempsville Ruritan Club since November 1970 of which he was a past President. In his early years, he loved to go camping at Kerr Dam and taking trips to the mountains. He also enjoyed fishing, racing sailboats and watching NASCAR.
Bob was a loving husband and father who always took care of his family. He was predeceased by a son, Robert L. Snowden, Jr. and his sister Octavia Snowden. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 73 years, Mary F. Snowden; son Jim Snowden (Gloria); grandchildren, Chris Snowden (Izzy), Jeff Snowden (Maura), Steve Snowden (Teigha) and Bethany Phillips (Lee); and 10 great grandchildren. The family offers a special Thank you to his caregiver and friend Melody. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at Community United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kempsville Ruritan Club. You may offer condolences at www.kellumfuneralhome.com