Kevin Nathaniel Snelling, age 59, of Clearwater, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at Mease Countryside Hospital, in Safety Harbor, Florida.
Kevin was born May 26,1957, in Jeffersonville, Indiana, the son to Kenneth and Sandra (Sonny) Snelling. He attended New Buffalo High School and later married Gail Oman. Kevin worked in the automotive industry for over 30 years. He will always be remembered for having a big heart. Kevin enjoyed being an outdoorsman. He loved to hunt, go fishing, and simply take the time to shoot his firearms as well. Kevin had been a long-time resident of New Buffalo, Michigan, until moving into his own home he built himself in New Troy, Michigan. It wouldn’t be for several years later he moved to Clearwater, Florida.
Kevin will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by: his mother Sandra (Monte) Snelling of Clearwater, Florida; his sister Tammy Reith of Clearwater, Florida; his brother Brian (Marcia) Snelling of La Porte, Indiana; his son Kevin (Amber) Snelling of Galien, Michigan; his daughter Tara (Vince) Hrab of Charlotte, North Carolina; his three grandsons: Zac, Kevin, and Lucas; his two granddaughters: Paisley and a Baby Girl on the way, due July 8, 2017; his step-granddaughter Lacey; as well as his great grandson Mason.
Kevin is preceded in death by his father Kenneth Snelling, having passed away on June 21, 2004.
Family and friends will be attending a Memorial Gathering on Saturday, June 3, 2017, from 2-6 p.m. at the New Buffalo American Legion, 19121 U.S. Highway 12, New Buffalo, Mich. 49117.